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150th Anniversary Arrival of Scottish Pioneers Pictou County, Nova Scotia, July 15th-21st, 1923. Official Souvenir Programme of Celebration.

By: Pictou County) FORBES, Jean Gordon PATTERSON, Judge MacLELLAN, W.E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 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 l... View more info

1957 Cruinneachadh nam Fineachan / The Gathering of the Clans and Fisherman's Regatta, July First at Pugwash, Nova Scotia. Proceeds for North Cumberland Memorial Hospital.

By: Gathering of the Clans

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1957,:

Seller ID: 95161


(Gathering of the Clans). 1957 Cruinneachadh nam Fineachan / The Gathering of the Clans and Fisherman's Regatta, July First at Pugwash, Nova Scotia. Proceeds for North Cumberland Memorial Hospital. N.pl.: n.pub., (1957). Pp (56). Illustrated. 8vo, white stapled wrappers. Contents : The Queen's Titles; Scottish Gaelic – A Subdivision of Celtic; Nova Scotia; Westminster Abbey; Kinsman Chicken Barbecue; Technical Description of “Batck” House; July First – 1957 (Fish... View more info

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

By: Halifax - Art) MOWAT, Alexander Sutherland

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1949,: 1949

Seller ID: 3293


(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, Bonnyb... View more info

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

By: Halifax - Art MOWAT, Alexander Sutherland

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1949,:

Seller ID: 90560


(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, card covers. "Exhibited in the Queen Eliz abeth 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... View more info

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48 Specially Selected Views of the Canadian Rockies On the Line of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

By: NOTMAN, William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Valentine & Sons' Publishing, Montreal and Toronto , 1907,: 1907

Seller ID: 82340


(NOTMAN, William). 48 Specially Selected Views of the Canadian Rockies On the Line of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Photographed by Wm. Notman & Son. Montreal and Toronto : The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Coy., Ltd., (photographs copyright 1907). Pp (2) + 48 photographic reproductions. Oblong large 8vo (10½ x 9¼ inches), brown cardcovers, tied with string at spine, lettered in black & silver, with a pictorial onlay to front cover. Cover title : Wo... View more info

A Bed of Nails: The History of P. MacCallum & Sons Ltd. of Greenock 1781-1981: A Study in Survival. in dj.

By: HUME, John R MOSS, Michael S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lang & Fulton, Greenock, 1981,: 1981

Seller ID: 29880


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 technol... View more info

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A Better Life : A Portrait of Highland Women in Nova Scotia. First Edtion

By: MacISAAC, Teresa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cape Breton University Press, Sydney, N.S., 2006, ISBN:9781897009178: 2006

Seller ID: 112897

ISBN: 1897009178


MacISAAC, Teresa. A Better Life : A Portrait of Highland Women in Nova Scotia. Sydney, Nova Scotia : Cape Breton University Press, (2006). First Edtion. Pp (4),5-203,(1). Illustrated with three maps and 50 b&w photos in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers, lettered in black & white. Teresa MacIsaac (b. 1935) was living in Antigonish at the time of publication. "This is an exploration of the traditions and experiences in the lives of ... View more info

A Book of Remembrance, or, The History of St. John's Church, Saint John, New Brunswick. Issued by the Corporation of the Church. First Edition.

By: FLEMING, Archibald Lang St. John's Church, Saint John, New Brunswick.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Barnes & Co., 1925,: 1925

Seller ID: 36627


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). Hinge... View more info

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A Figure on the Move. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MacDONALD, Alastair

Price: $12.00

Publisher: St. John's, NL, Breakwater, 1991,: 1991

Seller ID: 3217

ISBN: 1550810103


MacDONALD, Alastair. A Figure on the Move. (St. John's, Newfoundland : Breakwater, 1991). First Printing. Pp (8),9-120. Illustrated with line drawings by the author. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Dr. Alastair A. Macdonald (b. October 24, 1920, Ballindalloch, Scotland – d. April 29, 2007, St. John's) was a long-time teaher of English literature at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. A book of verse. Very good in... View more info

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A Five-Year Plan. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket

By: KERR, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday Canada Limited, Toronto, 1997, ISBN:0385257155: 1997

Seller ID: 31796

ISBN: 0385257155


KERR, Philip. A Five-Year Plan: a novel. (Toronto) : Doubleday Canada Limited, (1997). First Canadian Printing. Pp (12),[3]-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 whic... 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 Ale... View more info

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A Question of Survival : The Fisheries and Newfoundland Society. First Edition

By: SINCLAIR, Peter R., (ed.). ISER Social and Economic Papers No. 17 OMMER, Rosemary E HOUSE, J. Douglas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Institute of Social and Economic Research, St. John's, Nfld., 1988, ISBN:0-919666-58-2: 1988

Seller ID: 56092

ISBN: 0919666582


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,[1]-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 ... View more info

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A Sketch of the History of Hawick

By: WILSON, Robert (CHALMERS, Thomas)

Price: $600.00

Publisher: 1825,:

Seller ID: 51543


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 empha... View more info

Abegweit Review. Vol. 8, No. 2 (A Scottish Issue) and Vol. 9, No. 1 (A Second Scottish Issue)

By: MacINTYRE, Wendell P. (ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Friends of St. Andrew's Press, Charlottetown, P.E.I., 1995,:

Seller ID: 100534


MacINTYRE, Wendell P., (ed.). Abegweit Review. Vol. 8, No. 2 (A Scottish Issue) and Vol. 9, No. 1 (A Second Scottish Issue). (Charlottetown, P.E.I.: Friends of St. Andrew's Press, 1995-1997). Pp (1),i-iv,1-163; (2),i-vi,1-200. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale green (Vol. 8, No. 2) and cream (Vol. 9, No. 1) card covers. Vol. 8, No. 2 was the Fall 1995 / Spring 1996 issue;Vol. 9, No. 1 was the Fall 1996 / Spring / Summer 1997 issue (although the cover states December 199... View more info

Aberbrothock Illustrated, Being the Round of Etchings in Miniature. With Historical and Topographical Notes by George Hay. inscribed by the author

By: ADAM, John HAY, George

Price: $70.00

Publisher: T. Buncle, Arbroath, 1886,:

Seller ID: 101907


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,[1]-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... View more info

Aberdeen, Deeside, Ballater, Braemar, Ellon, Cruden Bay, and Stonehaven.

By: Aberdeen, Scotland]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Valentine & Sons, Ltd., Dundee, 1905,:

Seller ID: 61238


[Aberdeen, Scotland]. Aberdeen, Deeside, Ballater, Braemar, Ellon, Cruden Bay, and Stonehaven. Dundee: Valentine & Sons, Ltd., [n.d. - early 1900s]. Pp. [32]. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong 8vo, gilt decorated green boards with tartan illustration to front. A pictorial representation of turn-of-the-century Aberdeen (and surrounding areas). Includes several dozen black-and-white photographs of various landmarks throughout the Scottish city. Covers detached from volume... View more info

Above the Tay Bridges.

By: Aitken, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John Aitken, 1986, ISBN:0950715727:

Seller ID: 65892


Aitken, John. Above the Tay Bridges. Montrose: The author, 1986. Pp 60. Illustrated with a map and numerous photos and drawings to text. 8vo, stapled illustrated card covers. "This book contains history, trade, matters of general interest in the river and includes numerous personal recollections by the author of his young days on and along the River Tay." -from the cover. The text is very well supported by illustrations. Very good. 25.00 View more info

Academy Annual, Christmas, 1912, No. 17

By: Halifax County Academy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Halifax Academy Academy, Halifax , 1912,:

Seller ID: 81284


(Halifax County Academy). The Academy Annual, Christmas, 1912, No. 17. Discimus Facere Faciensdo. Halifax : Published by the Students, Halifax County Academy, 1912. Pp (6),[1]-64,(4), frontis + 7 plates. Advertisements. 8vo, off-white card covers, printed in gold and blue. Editor-in-Chief, CatherineHenrion. Along with the regular academic sections, articles of interest in clude : “A Century Ago and Now, (1812-1912)”; “Heroism”; “A Journey Up Country”; “The ... View more info

Account of the Life of William Davidson. reprint

By: DAVIDSON, W.H. WEBSTER, J.C., foreword DAVIDSON, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1966,:

Seller ID: 113009


DAVIDSON, W.H. An Account of the Life of William Davidson otherwise John Godsman of Banffshire and Aberdeenshire in Scotland and Miramichi in British North America. [Cover title : William Davidson 1740-1790]. (Newcastle : TheNorth Shore Leader Ltd. for the Miramichi Historical Society, 1966). Pp (6 ),[5]-82,(2),frontis.+ 6 plates. Map. 8vo, illustrated green card covers with white spine. Reprint of New Brunswick Museum Historical Studies No.6 (orig. pub;ished 1947). With... View more info

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Across the Plains : With Other Memories and Essays. 2d ed

By: STEVENSON, Robert Louis

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London , 1895,:

Seller ID: 36155


STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Across the Plains With Other Memories and Essays. Second Edition. London : Chatto & Windus, Piccadilly, 1895. Pp 317. 8vo, black cloth, t.e.g. Rubbed with wear to extremities, front inner hinge tender, spine slightly sunned, owner's signature, else vg. 85.00 View more info