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All Aboard : The history and humour of a forlorn little train, and the people and commodities that it carried.

By: CALDER, J. William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Formac , 1974,:

Seller ID: 3320


CALDER, J.William. All Aboard. [Cover adds: The history and humour of a "forlorn" little train, and the people and commodities that it carried]. Antigonish, N.S.: Formac Limited, (1974). First Edition. Pp (2),3-139,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, grey and orange trade paperback with blank spine. Tennyson 712, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 1753. A discursive history of the Cape Breton Railway. Very good. 10.00 View more info

All Aboard! First Edition, Signed

By: BAGGS, Bill

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1990,:

Seller ID: 58979


BAGGS, Bill. All Aboard! N.pl.: n.p., [ca. 1990?]. Pp. (2),iii-vii,(1),1-110. Illustrated with over 100 b&w photos. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers,no lettering on spine. Of railroad interest. Contents: The Reid Newfoundla nd Company; St. John's Subdivision, Newfoundland Railway and CNR; Lewisporte Branch, Carbonear and Argentia, St. John's Subdivision; Bonavista Subdivision; Bishop's Falls Subdivision; Clarenville Subdivision, Bridge; Old Seniority List; Harold Butler and John Wall; Closing of the Railway and My Book; From the Employees. Faint stain to pages 68-69, else very good. Signed &#... View more info

Alone / Solitude

By: Canadian Summer Olympic Games, Canada Games 1969 HINES, Sherman

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Maritime Photoengravers Limited, Halifax, N.S , 1980,:

Seller ID: 110274


HINES, Sherman. Alone / Solitude. Photographs by Sherman Sherman Hines. (Halifax, N.S : Canadian Summer Olympic Games, 1969). "Published by Maritime Photoengravers Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. First Printing. Unpaginated. Pp [20], with 2 leaves folding out. Illustrated. Square 8vo, stapledgrey cardcovers. An early Sherman Hines project, done shortly after his gr aduation from the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara. "Alone was published in hounor of the Canadian athletes on the occasion of the first Canadian Summer Olympic Games, Canada Games 1969, Halifax and Da... View more info

Alphabet Fleet : The Pride of the Newfoundland Service. First Edition, paperback

By: HANRAHAN, Maura

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2007, ISBN:9781897317198:

Seller ID: 75858


HANRAHAN, Maura. The Alphabet Fleet : The Pride of the Newfoundland Service. St. John's, NL : Flanker Press Limited, 2007. First Printing. Pp. (6),vi i-xi,(1),1-238,(6). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. "In 1898 a political firestorm surrounded the creation of Newfoundland's Alphabet Fleet. But before long these coastal boats became a beloved part of the fabirc of life in Newfoundland and Labrador. These ships carried bright-eyed yong teachers to their first outport assignments. They brought wedding dresses to excited brides and Christmas parcels and letters to eager hands. ... View more info

America's Munitions 1917-1918 : Report of Benedict Crowell.

By: CROWELL, Benedict.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office GPO, Washington, 1919,:

Seller ID: 88780


CROWELL, Benedict. America's Munitions 1917-1918 : Report of Benedict Crowell. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1919. Pp [1]-592,(2), frontis + over 200 pp plates + large folding panorama. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Book I— Ordnance. Chapter 1. The ordnance problem. 2. Gun production. 3. Mobile field artillery. 4. Railway artillery. 6. Explosives, propellants, and artillery ammunition. 6. Sights and fire-control apparatus. 7. Motorized artillery. 8. Tanks. 9. Machine guns. 10. Service rifles. 11. Pistols and revolvers. 12. Small-arms ammuniti... View more info

American Whaling in Hudson Bay : The Voyage of the Black Eagle 1866-1867. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 75, No. 6, December, 1967

By: ROSS, W. Gillies. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 75, No.6 SYMINGTON, D.F. CHARLES, J.L.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1967,:

Seller ID: 88643


ROSS, W. Gillies. "American Whaling in Hudson Bay : The Voyage of the BlackEagle 1866-1867." An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LXXV, No. 6, December, 1967, pp 198-205. Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1967. Pp [i]-iv,(1),188-222,v-x,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Also includes D.F. Symington's “Poverty in Rural Canada” (pp 188-197); J.L. Charles's “Zambia Rail Situation” (pp 206-217); John McSweeney's “Straight Thinking & Geographical Pivots” (pp 218-220). Cover photo of a winter ... View more info

Amherst, Nova Scotia : The Manufacturing Center of the Provinces. This book contains Views of the Principal Streets, Public Buildings, Points of Local and Historic Interest, and Some of the Many Beautiful Residences

By: Amherst, Nova Scotia. ROBB, A.G.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: James Bayne Company / Lewis Rice, Grand Rapids. Michigan / Truro, Nova Scotia , 1900,:

Seller ID: 107964


Amherst, Nova Scotia.. Amherst, Nova Scotia : The Manufacturing Center of the Provinces. This book contains Views of the Principal Streets, Public Buildings, Points of Local and Historic Interest, and Some of the Many Beautiful Residences. Grand Rapids. Michigan : "Published for Lewis Rice, Truro, Nova Scotia by the James Bayne Company, Grand Rapids. Michigan". , n.d. [ca 1900]. First Edition. Unpaginated. Pp [40]. With 67 b& w photos. Oblong 8vo, stapled grey-green cardcovers. Cover title is Amherst , Nova Scotia. A souvenir booklet. Captions: "Victoria Street", "Rhodes-St... View more info

Argentina : Past and Present.

By: KOEBEL, W.H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd., London, 1910,:

Seller ID: 80711


KOEBEL, W.H. Argentina : Past and Present. Illustrated. London : Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd., 1910. [i]-xxiii,(1),[1]-455,(5), frontis + 62leaves of plates + folding map. Index. Large 8 vo, blue cloth, white diago nal stripe to front board, gilt to front board and spine, top edge gilt. Ofnautical interest : Chapter XXXIV : Railways and Shipping (pp. 432-450, wi th 5 photos). Ex-library (spine label, inkstamps), cloth worn and stained, inner hinges cracked, else good to very good. 50.00 View more info

Art and Van Horne. Reprinted from The Atlantic Advocate, January 1977

By: VAN HORNE, William Cornelius HISCOTT, Elizabeth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1977,:

Seller ID: 85532


(VAN HORNE, William Cornelius). HISCOTT, Elizabeth. Art and Van Horne. Reprinted from The Atlantic Advocate, January 1977. Pp (4). Illustrated. 4to, folded sheet. “Sir William Cornelius Van Horne (1843-1915), industrial tycoon and driving force behind the creation of one of the world's greatest transportation systems, the Canadian pacific Railway, was also a painter. And he left at least fifteen oil-on-canvas works, which are for sale as a unit by the Robert Manuge Art Gallery in Halifax, N.S.” Very good. 5.00 View more info

As We Rember Big Valley. First Printing. signed by author

By: McCARTY, Tom

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tom McCarty, Big Valley, Alberta, 1974, ISBN:0919212484:

Seller ID: 103659


McCARTY, Tom. As We Rember Big Valley. (Big Valley, Alberta : Tom McCarty).Pp (1),2-196,(4). Illustrated. Square 8vo, illustrated tan cloth, lettered in black. Printed by D.W. Friesen & Sons Ltd., Calgary, Alberta. Contents : 1. The Beginning of Capitalism. 2. Big Valley As A Railway Town. 3. Big Valley As A Mining Town. 4. The Beginning, The Boom and the Decline of Big Valley. 5. I Giff to You Goot Plice. 6. The Farmers Who Worked For The Bank.7. From The Yoke of Oxen to a Four-Wheeled Drive Tractor. 8. The Country D octor. 9. God As A Silent Partner. 10. The Three R's. 11. Love Is Eternal. 1... View more info

Atlantic Bridgehead. 1st UK in dj

By: CLAYTON, Howard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Garnstone Press, 1968,:

Seller ID: 22764


CLAYTON, Howard. Atlantic Bridgehead : The Story of Transatlantic Communication. (L.) : Garnstone Press, (1968). First Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(1),11-192,+ 16 pp.photos. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth. O'Dea 4206. Chapters : Part I - The Atlantic Telegraph : 1. The Idea is Born; 2. First Attempt the 1858 Cable; 3. The Great Eastern's Cable, 1865; 4. Success; Part II - The Great American and European Short Line Railway : 5. Sandford Fleming and His Vision; 6. The Reality - The Newfoundland Railway; Part III - Marconi and His Wireless: 7. The First Transatlantic Wireless Message; Part IV - Conquest of the A ... View more info

Ballast Scorchers on the High Iron : Memoirs of Locomotive Engineer Jim Gullickson. First Edition.

By: GULLICKSON, Jim

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Kettle Valley Publishing Ltd.: 2010

Seller ID: 116778

ISBN: 0981036309


Gullickson, Jim. Ballast Scorchers on the High Iron : Memoirs of Locomotive Engineer Jim Gullickson. Vernon, British Columbia : Kettle Valley Publishing Ltd., (2010). First Edition. Pp. (6),7–161,[1]. Illustrated with 117 b&w photos and 17 colour photographs. Large 8vo (214 x 280 mm), white paper photo-illustrated covers with dark blue lettering to front and spine. James 'Jim' Mathew Gullickson (b. 1950). Memoirs of a locomotive engineer working for the Canadian Pacific Railway in Vancouver, Kamloops, Revelstoke, and Calgary. Many photos and short biographies ... View more info

Bandits and the Southern Pacific

By: GLASSCOCK, C. B.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York, 1929,:

Seller ID: 60327


GLASSCOCK, C. B. Bandits and the Southern Pacific . NY: Frederick A. StokesCompany, 1929. Pp. 294, frontis., + 3 p. of plates. 8vo, black cloth with yellow lettering to front and spine. A volume on bandits and train robbers along the Southern Pacific rail line in the southwestern part of the UnitedStates. Front inner hinge cracked at frontis, top edge and first few leave s stained with a yellow liquid, small dampstain to rear bottom corner, elsevg. 70.00 View more info

Bay of Chaleur Forgotten Treasures: True Stories of Ghost Ships and Wrecks.

By: McCARTHY, A.J.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing , Halifax, 1997, ISBN:1551091852:

Seller ID: 46177


McCARTHY, A.J. Bay of Chaleur Forgotten Treasures: True Stories of Ghost Ships and Wrecks, Rum-Running and Buried Treasure, Murders and Robberies, WarHeroes and Spies. (Halifax) : Nimbus Publishing Ltd, (1997). Pp (6),vii-xi ,(3),3-146,(2). 8vo, illustrated bluish-grey card covers. Chapters: 1. Ships and Shipwrecks (pp.3-39); 2. Trains and Trainwrecks; 3. Stage Lines and Taming Horses; 4. War Stories and Heroes; 5. Legends of Treasure and Legendsof Gypsies; 6. Crimes and Punishments; 7. Prohibition and Rum-running; 8. Tales of Early Travel and Tribulation. Vg-fine. Due to its small size, shipp... View more info

BC Rail : British Columbia's Great Train Adventure. 1st in dj. signed

By: HARRIS, Chris

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Country Light Publishing, 1993, ISBN:0969523513:

Seller ID: 69827


HARRIS, Chris. BC Rail : British Columbia's Great Train Adventure. (108 Mile Ranch, BC) : Country Light Publishing, (1993). First Edition. Pp 96. Illustrated with colour photographs. Oblong 8vo, black cloth. Vg in dj. Signed by the author. 35.00 View more info

Beatty of the C.P.R. : A Biography. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MILLER-BARSTOW, D.H. BEATTY, Edward Wentworth, Sir THORNTON, Henry)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1951,:

Seller ID: 10587


MILLER-BARSTOW, D.H. Beatty of the C.P.R. : A Biography. Toronto : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1951). First Edition. Printed by T.H. Best. Pp (8),1-187,(1) + frontispiece + 12 pages of b&w photos. 8vo (160 x 233 mm), blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Rhodenizer p.508, Spadoni & Donnelly 1387. Front of jacket has : Beatty of the C.P.R. : The Story of Sir Edward Beatty. Donald Hughes Miller-Barstow (b. England). Sir Edward Wentworth Beatty (b. October 16, 1877, Thorold, Ontario - d. March 23, 1943, Montreal). "Edward Wentworth Beatty, president of the world's largest privately-owned ... View more info

Bell. Vol. XIV, No. 5, August, 1947.

By: O'DONNELL, Peadar, ed.). GOGARTY, Oliver St. John McNAMARA, Brinsley O'DONNELL, Donat

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bell, Dublin, 1947,:

Seller ID: 78915


(O'DONNELL, Peadar, ed.). The Bell. Vol. XIV, No. 5, August, 1947. (Dublin : The Bell, 1947). Pp (2),[1]-91,(1). 8vo, brown wrappers printed in red and green. Includes "The Dublin-Galway Train" a poem by Oliver St. John Gogarty, "The Universe of François Mauriac" by Donat O'Donnell, "The Msster's Holiday" by Brinsley McNamara, and other poetry and prose. Taped library numer sticker to spine and boards, chipping to bottom coners of front board, chipping to spine ends, but internally very good. 15.00 View more info

Bermuda Railway : Gone -- But Not Forgotten!

By: POMEROY, Colin A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Colin A. Pomeroy, 1993, ISBN:9852129809:

Seller ID: 101474


POMEROY, Colin A. Bermuda Railway : Gone -- But Not Forgotten! N.pl.: (Colin A. Pomeroy, June 1993). First Edition. Pp (10),1-118. Illustrated. Map. 8vo, illustrated red card covers, lettered in yellow and white. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p.159. "The last trains ran in Bermuda in 1948. In this book, British railway enthusiast Colin Pomeroy provides a history of the line -- from the formative years to the sad ending -- and then surveys what can still be seen of thesystem todayHis annexes gives a host of detail about rolling stock, tre... View more info

Beyond the Estate : Historic Buildings of Mount Uniacke. First Edition, Signed

By: KENNICKELL, Mary UNIACKE, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantport, 1981,: 1981

Seller ID: 6196

ISBN: 0889991464


KENNICKELL, Mary. Beyond the Estate : Historic Buildings of Mount Uniacke. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press (1981). First Edition. Pp (3),4-91,(1). Map. Oblong 8vo (205 x 171 mm), pale green Kennickell-illustrated matte, textured cardcovers, with black lettering to front & spine. Mary Kennickell (b. Halifax) was living in Mount Uniacke at the time of publication. 42 drawings by Kennickell with accompanying text. Includes Mount Uniacke School, Pentz House, Creed Cabin, Neves House, The Store (2), George B. Cole's Mill, View more info

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Biography of Sir Charles Tupper, Minister of Railway, K.C.M.G., C.B., M.P.,High Commissioner of Canada to England. First Edition

By: TUPPER, Charles THIBAULT, Charles

Price: $150.00

Publisher: L'Entendard Print, Montreal, 1883,: 1883

Seller ID: 86607


(TUPPER, Charles). THIBAULT, Charles. Biography of Sir Charles Tupper, Minister of Railway, K.C.M.G., C.B., M.P., High Commissioner of Canada to England. Montreal : L'Entendard Print, 1883. First Edition. Pp (2),[3]-148],[i]-ii,(2). Small 8vo (114 x 183 mm), printed pale orange wrappers, with blank spine. Rhodenizer p. 493. Not in Watters. For Sir Charles Tupper (b. July 2, 1821 near Amherst, Nova Scotia - d. October 30, 1915, London, England) see DCB, Volume XIV. He was a Canadian father of Confederation: as the Premier of Nova Scotia from 1864 t... View more info