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A Romance of the Halifax Disaster. First Edition

By: BELL, F. McKelvey

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Royal Print & Litho Limited, 1918,: 1918

Seller ID: 83500


BELL, F. McKelvey, Lt.-Col. A Romance of the Halifax Disaster. Halifax : "Published by The Royal Print & Litho Limited", 1918. First Edition. Pp (84) + 16 leaves of plates + folding map at rear. 8vo (160 x 268 mm), illustrated grey cardcovers, with blue, black & yellow illustration to front cover, blank spine, yapped edges. Tennyson, The Canadian Experience of the Great War : A Guide to Memoirs 217, Watters p.247, Rhodenizer p.807. Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick McKelvey Bell, A.D.M.S. (b. April 10, 1878, Kingston, Ontario - d. January 6, 1931, New York City). ... View more info

A Romance of the Halifax Disaster. First Edition

By: BELL, F. McKelvey

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Royal Print & Litho Limited, Halifax, 1918,: 1918

Seller ID: 16390


BELL, F. McKelvey, Lt.-Col. A Romance of the Halifax Disaster. Halifax : "Published by The Royal Print & Litho Limited", 1918. First Edition. Pp (84) + 16 leaves of plates + folding map (410 x 375 mm) at rear. 8vo (160 x 268 mm), illustrated grey cardcovers, with blue, black & yellow illustration to front cover, blank spine, yapped edges. Tennyson, The Canadian Experience of the Great War : A Guide to Memoirs 217., Watters p.247, Rhodenizer p.807. Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick McKelvey Bell, A.D.M.S. (b. April 10, 1878, Kingston, Ontario - d. January 6, 1931,... View more info

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A Rose for Minnie Mullet : A Collection of Short Stories. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GRANTMYRE, Barbara

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Brunswick Press, Fredericton, 1964,: 1964

Seller ID: 23774


GRANTMYRE, Barbara. A Rose for Minnie Mullet : A Collection of Short Stories. Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada : Brunswick Press, (1964). First Edition. "Printed and bound in Canada by Unipress, Fredericton, N.B." Pp (8),9-157,(3). 8vo (146 x 224 m), orange cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Laugher p 215. This is her second book. Barbara Grantmyre, née Lucas (b. 1903, Bolton, Lancashire, England - d. 1977) was living in Elmsdale, Nova Scotia at the time of publication. "According to reviewers Barbara Grantmyre is 'a Canadian auth... View more info

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A Sentinel on the Street : St. Matthew's United Church Halifax 1749-1999 First Edition

By: TOWNSEND, Elizabeth MORGAN, Laura B. FINGARD, Judith. MORGAN, Graham.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, 1999, ISBN:1551092883: 1999

Seller ID: 40208

ISBN: 1551092883


TOWNSEND, Elizabeth, Laura B. MORGAN, Judith FINGARD and Graham MORGAN. With Margaret C. FAY and Shelley Davis FINSON. A Sentinel on the Street : St. Matthew's United Church, Halifax, 1749-1999. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing Ltd., (1999). First Printing. Pp. (7),viii-xii,1-193,(3). With 43 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. 8vo (163 x 238 mm), purple art- and photo-illustrated cardcovers, with white lettering to spine, yellow lettering to covers. The history of the downtown Halifax mainstay. "For over 140 years, St. Matthew's Church has ... View more info

A Ship Portrait : A Novella-In-Verse. First Edition in dustjacket

By: THURSTON, Harry O'BRIEN, John

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, NS, 2005, ISBN:1554470064: 2005

Seller ID: 76469

ISBN: 1554470064


THURSTON, Harry. A Ship Portrait : A Novella-In-Verse. Kentville, Nova Scotia : Gaspereau Press, Printers & Publishers, 2005. First Printing. Pp (6),7-94,(2). Illustrated with four colour reproductions of John O'Brien's paintings. 8vo (136 x 216 mm), printed dark grey & gold cardcovers. The text is printed in both black & blue. Harry Kenneth Thurston (b. March 3, 1950, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia). "A Ship Portrait is a tribute to the life and art of John O'Brien, nineteenth-century painter of ships. Built upon two voices, O'Brien's and the poet's, t... View more info

A Ship Portrait : A Novella-In-Verse. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: THURSTON, Harry O'BRIEN, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, NS, 2005, ISBN:1554470064: 2005

Seller ID: 100552

ISBN: 1554470064


THURSTON, Harry. A Ship Portrait : A Novella-In-Verse. Kentville, Nova Scotia : Gaspereau Press, Printers & Publishers, 2005. First Printing. Pp (6),7-94,(2). Illustrated with four colour reproductions of John O'Brien's paintings. 8vo (136 x 216 mm), printed dark grey & gold cardcovers. The text is printed in both black & blue. Harry Kenneth Thurston (b. March 3, 1950, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia). "A Ship Portrait is a tribute to the life and art of John O'Brien, nineteenth-century painter of ships. Built upon two voices, O'Brien's and the poet's, t... View more info

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A Story of Denmark. First Edition

By: LANGILLE, Hilda Giles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1991

Seller ID: 2207


(Denmark). LANGILLE, Hilda Giles. A Story of Denmark. N.pl.: n. pub., July 1991. First Edition. "Printed by Atlantic Systematic Envelopes Ltd., 176 Pictou Rd., Truro, N.S.". Pp (4),1-31,(1). With 41 b&w photos as well as some other illustrations in the text. 8vo (140 x 217 mm), photo-illustrated stapled light brown cardcovers, with black lettering to front. Hilda Marion Giles Langille, née Giles (b. July 23, 1906, West Wentworth, Cumberland County - d. December 23, 1991, Tatamagouche, Colchester County, Nova Scotia). A brief history of Denmark, Colcheste... View more info

A Summary of the Research on the Strait of Canso Superport : Conclusions and Recommendations.

By: RODGERS, G., Father. LANG, Reg

Price: $75.00

Publisher: St. Francis Xavier University, Extension Department, Antigonish, N.S., 1972,: 1972

Seller ID: 90094


RODGERS, G., Father. A Summary of the Research on the Strait of Canso Superport : Conclusions and Recommendations. (Antigonish, N.S.) : St. Francis Xavier University, Extension Department, May, 1972. Pp (1),[i]-v,[1]-43,(4) leaves, printed one side only. Map. Large 8vo (215 x 279 mm), blue side-stapled card covers, with black lettering to front. Reverend Gerald Rodgers. Contents : Conclusions and Recommendations (pp i-iv); Strait of Canso Regional Development Plan (by Reg Lang, 1967, pp 1-4); Report of Kaiser Canada Master-Plan Survey, January 1968 (... View more info

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

A Tale of Two Centuries : Truro Presbytery -- Oldest in Canada : Pictorial Supplement. First Edition

By: Truro Presbytery)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Truro Presbytery , Truro, 1993, ISBN:0919488374: 1993

Seller ID: 27913

ISBN: 0919488374


(Truro Presbytery). A Tale of Two Centuries : Truro Presbytery - Oldest in Canada. A Pictorial Supplement. "Prepared by The Truro Presbytery History Committee under the Auspices of Truro Presbytery The United Church of Canada". Sackville, New Brunswick : "Printed by The Tribune Press Limited", n.d. [1993]. First Edition. Pp (2),iii-vii,(1),1-72. Illustrated with b&w photos throughout. Large 8vo (8½ x 11 inches), stapled blue photo-illustrated cardcovers, with plain rear cover. Part I. Pictures of Chruches in Truro Presbytery. Bible Hill Pastoral Charge; ... View more info

A Thing of the Past: Teaching in One-Room Schools in Rural Nova Scotia, 1936-1941

By: HALLMAN, Dianne M. Historical Studies in Education, 4:1, Spring 1992)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Faculty of Education, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, 1992,:

Seller ID: 63427


HALLMAN, Dianne M. "'A Thing of the Past': Teaching in One-Room Schools in Rural Nova Scotia, 1936-1941" . An article in Historical Studies in Education, Volume 4, Number 1, Spring 1992, pp. 113-132. (London, ON: Faculty of Education, The University of Western Ontario), 1992. Pp. [8],(1)-210,[6]. 8vo, printed black card covers. Also includes articles by Marie-Paule Malouin, David Hogan, Oisin Patrick Rafferty, and Marilyn Färdig Whiteley. Spine nicked, else vg. For the issue. 8.00 View more info

A' Gleann Boidheach (Beautiful Valley) . Second Printing.

By: Bridgeville, Pictou County, N.S.)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Bridgeville Women's Institute, 1973,:

Seller ID: 83350


(Bridgeville, Pictou County, N.S.). A' Gleann Boidheach (Beautiful Valley).N.pl.: Bridgeville Women's Institute, 1973. Second Printing. Pp (4),1-26,( 8),27-52,(4) . Illustrated with 34 photo reproductions. 8vo, yellow card covers. Errata slip affixed to inside rear cover. Contents: Bridgeville: Early Days; Progress of Early Days; Tanneries; Shoemaker; Blacksmiths; Garages;Carpenters; Tailor Shops; Livery Stable; Milliner's Shop; Halls and Hotels ; Some Bits of Whimsy; From Time to Time; Churches; The Anglican Church; The Roman Catholic Church; The Elm Tree, East River, Pictou; First World War;... View more info

A'Way Back Then ...... and Now. pbk.

By: SIROY, Sadie DAVIDSON, Barbara

Price: $14.00

Publisher: 1991,:

Seller ID: 85496


SIROY, Sadie. A'Way Back Then ...... and Now. Illustrated by Barbara Davidson. N.pl.: n.pub., 1991. First Printing. Pp (5),1-33,(2). Illustrated. Map.Double Column. 8vo, illustrated light blue stapled card covers. Notes of p eople and events in the communities of Uniacke District just outside Halifax. Spine and edges sunned, else very good. 14.00 View more info

Abandoned in Hard Times : A True Story. First Edition

By: GAULT, George-Alex

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Marshland Press, Dartmouth, NS, 2002, ISBN:0968272452:

Seller ID: 75726


GAULT, George-Alex. Abandoned in Hard Times: A True Story. (Dartmouth, NovaScotia, Canada : Marshland Press Publishing, 2002). First Edition. Pp. (10 ),1-163,(3). Illustrated with 7 black and white photos. 8vo, illustrated red card covers. His early days in Liverpool, England. "This is the true story of a young boy - orphaned and struggling to find his place in life, dragged from pillar to post; the lad's sheer perseverance fighting poverty, lackof proper nourishment and a constant search for his missing father could n ot subdue his spirit. Drama, hardship, comedy, romance and a candid vie... View more info

Abandoned in Hard Times : A True Story. First Edition, Signed.

By: GAULT, George-Alex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Marshland Press, Dartmouth, NS, 2002, ISBN:0968272452:

Seller ID: 102771


GAULT, George-Alex. Abandoned in Hard Times: A True Story. (Dartmouth, NovaScotia, Canada : Marshland Press Publishing, 2002). First Edition. Pp. (10 ),1-163,(3). Illustrated with 7 black and white photos. 8vo, illustrated red card covers. His early days in Liverpool, England. "This is the true story of a young boy - orphaned and struggling to find his place in life, dragged from pillar to post; the lad's sheer perseverance fighting poverty, lackof proper nourishment and a constant search for his missing father could n ot subdue his spirit. Drama, hardship, comedy, romance and a candid vie... View more info

Abbaye d'Ardenne June 1944 : Twenty Canadian Prisoners of War / Abbaye d'Ardenne Juin 1944 : 20 prisonniers de guerre Canadiens.

By: CAMPBELL, Ian J., and Robert L. BENNETT.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: L'Association des Amis du Canada,, Buron, Calvados, France , 1984,:

Seller ID: 93020


CAMPBELL, Ian J., and Robert L. BENNETT. Abbaye d'Ardenne June 1944 : Twenty Canadian Prisoners of War / Abbaye d'Ardenne Juin 1944 : 20 prisonniers de guerre Canadiens. Buron, Calvados, France : L'Association des Amis du Canada, 1984. Pp [1]-19,(2),[1]-19. Illustrated. Map. 8vo, illustrated grey stapled card covers. “The text of this narrative was written by Ian J. Campbell with the assistance of Robert L. Bennett and was translated into French by André Heintz and Paul L. Bennett. Artwork by Lili Cronembourg.” “Most ofthe men in this story were Maritimers. CpJ Joseph Maclntyre and Pte ... View more info

Abbe Maillard and Halifax,

By: BURNS, John E., Rev. MAILLARD, Pierre Antoine Simon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canadian Catholic Historical Association, 1937,:

Seller ID: 112944


BURNS, John E., Rev. The Abbé Maillard and Halifax. Reprinted from the Report of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association for 1936 - 1937. Pp (2),3-12 including covers. 8vo, stapled wrappers, lettered in black. "This paper is based on the will of the Abbé Maillard, which, with several codicils, is preserved in the Court House at Halifax, and on the Minutes of the Governor's Council, which are to be found in the Archives of Nova Scotia. These documents have been used in an article on Maillard in "Nova Francia", Vol. II, Nos. 3 and 4, by the R. P. Albert Dvid, of the Holy Ghost... View more info

Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, N.S. : A History, 1895-1988

By: DOUGLAS, George Ritchie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Aberdeen Hospital Commission, New Glasgow, NS, 1988,:

Seller ID: 60524


DOUGLAS, George Ritchie. The Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, N.S. : A History, 1895-1988. New Glasgow, NS: Aberdeen Hospital Commission, 1988. First Edition. Pp. [1]-96. Illustrated with 12 b&w photos, and also some drawings.8vo, printed stapled white card covers, blue lettering and blue Aberdeen H ospital Commission seal to front cover. Not in Roland & Bernier, Secondary Sources in the History of Canadian Medicine: A Bibliography, Volume 2. Sections : 1. Introduction; 2. Founding; 3. Buildings - Structure - West Side Main Building - West Side Annex - West Side Pavilion - West Side Nurses' Res... View more info

Ability, Integrity, Walter Fitzgerald, A Record of Service, Liberal Halifax-Chebucto.

By: FITZGERALD, Walter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Printed by Speedy Print Ltd. For the Halifax-Chebucto Liberal Association, Halifax , 1974,:

Seller ID: 85763


(FITZGERALD, Walter). Ability, Integrity, Walter Fitzgerald, A Record of Service, Liberal Halifax-Chebucto. [Halifax] : (Printed by Speedy Print Ltd. For the Halifax-Chebucto Liberal Association), n.d. [1974]. An 8.5 by 11 inch sheet, folded into an 8.5 by 3.75 inch brochure. An illustrated political campaign brochure promoting the election of Halifax Mayor Walter Fitzgerald as MLA for Halifax-Chebucto in 1974. Very good. 8.00 View more info

Aboriginal Organizations and Their Claims: The Case of Newfounland and Labrador

By: KENNEDY, John C. Canadian Ethnic Studies 19:2 BUCHANAN, Alan G. SHADD, Adrienne L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 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),[1]-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 info