Published by Executive Committee Scottish Pioneers' Association of Pictou County, Pictou, 1923,
Seller ID: 40933
(Pictou County). 150th Anniversary Arrival of Scottish Pioneers : Pictou County, Nova Scotia, July 15th-21st, 1923. Official Souvenir Programme of Celebration. (Pictou) : Published by Executive Committee Scottish Pioneers' Association of Pictou County, 1923. Pp 32. 8vo, card covers. Includes an "Historical Statement" by Judge Patterson, and two poems ("The 'Hector' Voyage"by W.E.MacLellan and "A Call to the Clansmen" by Jean Gordon Forbes) as we ll as Highland Games schedules, "Special Train Arrangements", etc. Vg. 40.00 View More...
(Art). 200 Years of Art in Halifax: An Exhibition Prepared in Honour of the Bicentenary of the Founding of the City of Halifax, N.S. 1749-1949. N.pl. : n.pub., n.d. Pp (5),6-56. 8vo (160 x 233 mm), stapled card covers. "Exhibited in the Queen Elizabeth High School, Halifax, N.S. from July 18 to August 20, 1949". Rhodenizer, Canadian Literature in English p. 1001 attributes authorship to Alexander Sutherland Mowat (b. 1905, Bonnybridge, Scotland). A.Y. Jackson illustration tipped-in at frontispiece Cover design and lay-out by W.E. de Garth. illustrated with b&w reproductions. ... View More...
HUME, John R. and Michael S. MOSS. A Bed of Nails : The History of P. MacCallum & Sons Ltd. of Greenock 1781-1981 : A Study in Survival. Greenock : Lang & Fulton, (1981). First Edition. Pp 148. Illustrated. Large 8vo, brown cloth. John R Hume a longtime lecturer in Economic and Industrial History at the University of Strathclyde. The bicentennial history of a pioneering Scotch firm, present for many of the great developments in steamship technology along the Clyde. Chapters : 1. Setting the Scene; 2. Peter MacCallum & Sons : The First Hundred Years: to 1874; 3. James Lang of Dumbarton: ... View More...
FLEMING, Archibald Lang. A Book of Remembrance, or, The History of St. John's Church, Saint John, New Brunswick. Issued by the Corporation of the Church. Saint John, NB : Barnes & Co., Ltd., 1925. First Edition. Pp 416, frontispiece, plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to front & spine.
Watters p.783, Rhodenizer p.323.
Archibald Lang Fleming, aka, The Flying Bishop (b. September 3, 1883, Greenock, Scotland - d. May 17, 1953, Toronto).
Hinges a little tender, slightly rubbed, else very good. 45.00
TAYLOR, M. Brook. A Camera on the Banks : Frederick William Wallace and the Fishermen of Nova Scotia. (Fredericton, New Brunswick) : Goose Lane Editions, (2006). First Edition. "Printed in Canada". Pp (8),9-152.With 109 b&w photos, some maps and other illustrations in the text. Double column. Oblong 8vo (244 x 203 mm), photo-illustrated glossy card covers. with white lettering to covers & spine..
Frederick William Wallace (b. December 11, 1886, Glasgow, Scotland – d. July 15, 1958, Montreal, Quebec) Canadian journalist, photographer, historian and novelist, with a devotion to things nautic... View More...
Musson Book Company Limited, Toronto, 1913, : 1913
Seller ID: 69396
CUMBERLAND, Barlow. A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River. Toronto : The Musson Book Company Limited, (1913). First Edition. No printer given. Pp (4),[v]-xvi,-198,(2) + b&w photo portrait frontispiece (of Cumberland) + 11 plates (b&w photos, &c.). 8vo (163 x 238 mm), brown cloth with gilt lettering to front & spine.
Frederic Barlow Cumberland (b. August 5, 1846, England - d. September 1, 1913, Hope, Durham County, Ontario).
"Although the book is published about two months after the author's death, it will be gratfying to many readers to know that all the final proofs wer... 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...
MURE, W., Esq. A Dissertation on the Calendar and Zodiac of Ancient Egypt; with Remarks on the First Introduction and Use of the Zodiac among the Greeks. Edinburgh : Bell & Bradfute; W. & D. Laing / London : C., J., G. & F. Rivington, 1832. First Edition. Pp (2),[v]-ix,(3),-256,(1) + 5 plates (2 folding) at the rear. 8vo (140 x 216 mm), half-calf, wiith marbled boards, with raised bands, with gilt lettering to red morocco spine label.
William Mure (b. July 10, 1799, Caldwell, Ayrshire, Scotland – d. April 1, 1860, London)
1. General Remarks on the E... View More...
MacKINNON, Angus. A Dream Come True : (A Devotional Study of Psalm 126). (Sydney, Nova Scotia) : Catalone Press, (1994). First Edition. "Printed by City Printers, Sydney, N.S." Pp [i]-x,11-103,(1). Small 8vo (120 x 183 mm), blue glossy photo-illustrated card covers, with black & blue lettering to front cover & spine, with black lettering to rear cover.
Angus M. MacKinnon (b. Aultbea, Gairloch, Ross-shire, Scotland) a minister in the Free Church of Scotland, serving in churches in Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton, was in Arnish, Cape Breton at the time of publication. He sailed solo ac... View More...
KERR, Philip. A Five-Year Plan: a novel. (Toronto) : Doubleday Canada Limited, (1997). First Canadian Printing. Pp (12),-337,(5). 8vo [152 x 235 mm], blue spine with blue paper-covered boards, silver lettering to spine. Philip Ballantyne Kerr (b. February 22, 1956, Edinburgh, Scotland – d. March 23, 2018, London, England) was a British author best known for his Bernie Gunther series of historical detective thrillers. A thriller in which large, expensive yachts are used in a scheme to launder South American drug money through Russian banks. "Dave Delano didn't spend five years i... 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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Macmillan of Canada, Toronto:, 1972, : 1972
Seller ID: 14300
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 Charles Lawrence of Nova Scotia issued two proclamat... View More...
Ontario Historical Studies Series / University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1988 : 1988
Seller ID: 29106
GRANT, John Webster. A Profusion of Spires : Religion in Nineteenth-Century Ontario. Toronto - Buffalo - London : " A Project of the Ontario Historical Studies Series (OHSS), for the Government of Ontario. Published by University of Toronto Press", (1988). First Edition. "Printed in Canada". Pp (6),[vii]-x,(18, illustrations),(2),-291,(1).With a few b&w illustrations in the text. 8vo (162 x 234 mm), red cloth, gilt crest to front board, with gilt lettering to spine.
In the Ontario Historical Studies Series.
John Webster Grant (b. June 27, 1919, Truro - d. December 16, 2006, Toron... 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...
Bennett and Thomson, Dumbarton, 1962, : 1962
Seller ID: 74168
MacPHAIL, I.M.M. A Short History of Dumbartonshire. Dumbarton : Bennett and Thomson, (1962). First Edition. "Printed in Great Britain by Bennett & Thomson, Church Street, Dumbarton". Pp. (8),-128. With 17 b&w photos (including one of the Queen Mary in 1936) and many maps and other illustrations in the text. 8vo (140 x 218 mm), blue cloth, with silver lettering to front, with no lettering to spine.
Dr. Iain Murdoch 'Murdo' MacLeod MacPhail, 'The Doc' (b, 190?, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland - d. 19??) was a sportsman, historian. and, during the Second World War, was in a bomb di... View More...
WILSON, Robert. A Sketch of the History of Hawick : including some account of the Manners and Characters of the Inhabitants; with Occasional Observations. To which is subjoined a Short Essay, in reply to Doctor Chalmers on Pauperism and the Poor-Laws. Hawick: printed by Robert Armstrong, 1825. Pp. 355. Small 8vo, rebound in tan half calf, brown marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. A general history of the Scottish Borders town with some emphasis on goverment and the church. The bookplate affixed to the front paste-down is that of Scottish author, Sir George Douglas, Bart. Lig... View More...
CAMERON, John, M.D., D.Sc., F.R.S.E., F.R.S.C. A Students Manual of Osteology and Arthrology. Halifax : The Ross Print Limited, 1922, First Edition. Pp (4), 5-206, (2, index). Illustrated. 8vo (158 x 223 mm), blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine.
John Cameron, M.D., D.Sc., F.R.S.E., F.R.S.C. (b. September 16, 1873, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, Scotland – d. November 27, 1960, Bournemouth, England) was Professor of Anatomy at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
CAMPEY, Lucille H. "A Very Fine Class of Immigrants" : Prince Edward Island's Scottish Pioneers, 1770-1850. Toronto : Natural Heritage Books, (2001). First Edition. "Printed and bound in Canada by Hignell Printing Limited". Pp (),[ix]-xv,(5),-184,(2). Illustrated with numerous 11 b&w photos, diagrams, tables, maps in text. 8vo (152 x 228 mm), art-illustrated glossy card covers, with yellow & blue lettering to green spine, with black lettering to rear cover.
Lucille H. Campey (b. August 24, 1941 Ottawa) was living in Britain at the time of publication. There is a b&w photo of her on p... View More...
CORSTON, John B. A Very Special Person : Selections from the Writings of John B. Corston. As selected by William Pope. (Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, 1990). First Edition. Pp (3),4-93,(1). With 19 b&w photos and a few other illustrations in the text. 8vo (138 x 200 mm), glossy white & cranberry red card covers, with black lettering to covers & white spine.
Rev. Dr. John Baldwin Corston (b.April 21, 1910, Halifax - d. March 27, 1990, Annapolis Royal) taught at Pine Hill Divinity School and at the Atlantic School of Theology.
I. Associates and Others.
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ADAM, John. Aberbrothock Illustrated, Being the Round of Etchings in Miniature. With Historical and Topographical Notes by George Hay. Arbroath : T. Buncle, 1886. Pp (6),[v]-x,-86,(2),+ 124 pp of etchings. 8vo, golden brown cloth, gilt illustration to front board, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, bevelled edges. Contents [Hay's Notes] : The Abbey; The Abbey to the Old Church; The High School to Hays Well; The Braeheads, Boulzie Hill, Newgate; Lower Part of High Street - Danger Point; The Harbour; Tuttle's Nookto Wormyhills; The Town House and Brothock Bridge; Almerieclose, Stobcross ... View More...