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Art of Worship : The Vision and Craft of Contemporary Nova Scotian Artists. First Edition, Signed.

By: LANGAN, Kate

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2001, ISBN:1551093863: 2001

Seller ID: 73255


LANGAN, Kate. The Art of Worship : The Vision and Craft of Contemporary Nova Scotian Artists. Wood, Fire, Clay, Cloth, Light & Colour. (Halifax, NS : Nimbus Publishing Limited, 2001). First Edition. Pp [i]-x,[1]-86. Illustrated. Triple column. Large 8vo (208 x 253 mm), blue-green photo illustrated cardcovers, with white lettering to blue spine. Kate Langan (b. 1963, Elgin, Scotland) lived in Dartmouth at the time of publication. "Since earliest times, art and spirituality have had a symbiotic relationship. From the images of suns and spirals carved in ancient stone... View more info

Ash : A novel. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WALKER, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collins, Toronto, 1976, ISBN:0002210428:

Seller ID: 75483


WALKER, David. Ash : A novel. Toronto and London : Collins, 1976. First Canadian Printing. Pp. (8),9-256. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Laugher p.587. David Harry Walker (b. February 9, 1911, Dundee, Scotland- d. March 5,1992, St Andrews, N.B.) A novel set in southwestern New Bruns wick. "Nigel Ash is a traveller alone,a fighter pilot in war [and a prisoner in Colditz], a bush pilot after that, a man who has always flown a littletoo close to the wind, a ruthless man with a temper to kill. But after ill ness he convalesces in a log cabin lent to him by his brother and siste... View more info

Atlantic Challenge. First Edition.

By: MacKINNON, Angus Matheson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Catalone Press, Sydney, N.S., 1995, ISBN:0969833733:

Seller ID: 40848


MacKINNON, Angus Matheson. Atlantic Challenge. Sydney, N.S.: The Catalone Press, (1995). First Edition. "Printed by: Princess Printing, Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia." Pp i-x,[1]-371,(5). Illustrated with maps, diagrams and b&w photos in the text. 8vo, light blue cardcovers. Angus Matheson MacKinnon (b.1932 Aultbea, Scotland). An epic solo voyage across the North Atlantic fro m Sydney, Nova Scotia to Lymington, England by a Scot living in Glace Bay, Cape Breton on his 24-foot sloop Research II. Short tear to base of spine, creases to spine, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Atlantic Fury. First Edition in dustjacket

By: INNES, Hammond

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1962,:

Seller ID: 14734


INNES, Hammond. Atlantic Fury. London : Collins, 1962. First Edition. Pp. (12),13-[318],(2). Map endpapers. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine.Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 1028. Jacket design by Michael Harvey. " Laerg -- forbidding and mysterious, risng out of the Atlantic like the lastpeaks of a submerged land, its shaggy heights lost in cloud, its massive c liffs resounding to the snowflake swirl of millions of seabirds ... Laerg, an island that is part real, part imaginary, which dwarfs men and ships alike, dominates the whole of this story. After roaming the world for the ... View more info

Atlantic Fury. US book club in dj

By: INNES, Hammond

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Knopf, New York, 1962,:

Seller ID: 31082


INNES, Hammond. Atlantic Fury. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, (1962). Book Club Edition. Pp 242. 8vo, grey cloth. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 1028."A thundering tale of the wrath of the sea and the men who battle its fury ." - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 9.00 View more info

Atlantic Monthly. Volume 199, Number 6, June 1957

By: THOMAS, Dylan GRAHAM, Billy STRAVINSKY, Igor THOMAS, Caitlan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly, Concord, N.H., 1957,:

Seller ID: 85353


(THOMAS, Dylan; GRAHAM, Billy; ROBERTSON, R.B.; STRAVINSKY, Igor; NASH, Ogden). The Atlantic Monthly. Volume 199, Number 6, June 1957. Concord, N.H.: The Atlantic Monthly, 1957. Pp [1]-100. Double Column. 4to, illustrated wrappers. Includes : “This Was Dylan” (by Caitlan Thomas, pp 33-38); “When Billy Graham Saved Scotland” (by R.B. Robertson, pp 39-45); “Composing” (by Igor Stravinsky, pp 46-50); “That's Funny, Wasn't It? No, It Won't Be” (a poem by Ogden Nash, p. 54); and much more. Rubbed, creased, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Atlantic Salmon Journal, No. 1, April, 1963

By: WRIGHT, Winnifred (ed.) MEES, Graham C. EVANS, Charles T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Atlantic Salmon Association, Montreal, 1963,:

Seller ID: 99246


WRIGHT, Winnifred (ed.). Atlantic Salmon Journal, No. 1, April, 1963. Montreal: Atlantic Salmon Association, 1963. Printed at Fredericton, New Brunswick, by University Press of New Brunswick. Pp (2),3-39,(1) including covers.Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, white illustrated wrappers, trimmed in bl ues. Contents : Game fishing in New Zealand (by Douglas Iron); A.S.A. ScaleReading Service; Has the salmon drift-netter disappeared from Britain's sh ores ? (by J- S. Barclay); Experimental drift-net fishing to be carried on in Scotland; New Research Station on Quebec's north shore (by Robert W. Bou... View more info

Attention All Shipping : A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast. signed pbk.

By: CONNELLY, Charlie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, London, 2004, ISBN:0316724742:

Seller ID: 74476


CONNELLY, Charlie. Attention All Shipping : A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast . (London): Little, Brown, (2004). Later printing. Pp. (10),[1]-373,(1). 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. "In an odyssey that takes in Germannudists, Marilyn Monroe's dad, the world's most boring town, and the crown prince of a disused military platform in the North Sea, Connelly finds him self stranded on a selection of Scottish islands and gets generally buffeted by gales, drenched by rain, stung by sleet and, very occasionally, sunburned." - from the rear cover. Vg. Signed without inscription by Conn... View more info

Authentic Records of Revival, Now in Progress in the United Kingdom. With an Introduction by Horatius Bonar. Facsimile Reprint, Hardcover

By: REID, William, Rev. (ed.). BONAR, Horatius

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Richard Owen Roberts, Publishers, Wheaton, Illinois , 1980,:

Seller ID: 97394


REID, William, Rev. (ed.). Authentic Records of Revival, Now in Progress inthe United Kingdom. With an Introduction by Horatius Bonar. Wheaton, Illin ois : Richard Owen Roberts, Publishers, 1980. Pp [i]-viii,[1]-478,(2). 8vo,red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A facsimile reprint of the edition pub lished in 1860 by James Nisbet & Co. of London. Contents : Modern Hostilityto Revivals ( by Horatius Bonar); Fisherwick Place Church, Belfast (by J. Morgan); Ballycarry (by the Rev. John Stuart); Boveva (by the Rev. Adam Magill); Armagh (by the Rev. J. R. M'Alister); Boardmills (by the Rev. G. H. Sh... View more info

Image for Autobiography : The Story of the Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith, The Colored Evangelist, Containing an Account of Her Life Work of Faith, and Her Travels in America, England, Ireland, Scotland, India and Africa, as anIndependent Missionary

Autobiography : The Story of the Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith, The Colored Evangelist, Containing an Account of Her Life Work of Faith, and Her Travels in America, England, Ireland, Scotland, India and Africa, as anIndependent Missionary

By: SMITH, Amanda THOBURN, Bishop, of India, intro.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Meyer & Brother, Publishers, Chicago, 1893,:

Seller ID: 96915


SMITH, Amanda. An Autobiography : The Story of the Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith, The Colored Evangelist, Containing an Account of Her Life Work of Faith, and Her Travels in America, England, Ireland, Scotland, Indiaand Africa, as an Independent Missionary. With an introduction by Bishop T hoburn, of India. Chicago: Meyer & Brother, Publishers, 108 Washington Street, 1893. Pp. (4),[iii]-xvi,17-506,(2), port. frontis., +25 leaves of blackand white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt portrait decora tion to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Spine reads: "Amanda Smit... View more info

Ayr Academy Magazine. Vol. 121 No. 1, December, 1936

By: Ayr Academy)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ayrshire Post Ltd., Ayr, 1936,:

Seller ID: 98574


(Ayr Academy). Ayr Academy Magazine. Vol. XXI, No. 1, December, 1936. (Ayr : Ayrshire Post Ltd.), 1936. Pp i-x,[1]-26,xi-xx, frontispiece + 3 leaves plates. Advertisements. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated red stapled card covers. Contents : On Building a School; Heroes and Hero Worship; Preparatory Department; The Poets' Corner; "At the Sign of the Backless Chair"; "By Yon Bonnie Banks"; "The Mersey Tunnel"; Ayr Academy Club; School Clubs; and more. Tear and spotting to back cover, tear to top half along spine, else very good. 30.00 View more info

Ayr Academy Magazine. Vol. 19, No. 2, June, 1934

By: Ayr Academy)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ayrshire Post Ltd., Ayr, 1934,:

Seller ID: 98573


(Ayr Academy). Ayr Academy Magazine. Vol. XIX, No. 2, June, 1934. (Ayr : Ayrshire Post Ltd.), 1934. Pp i-x,[1]-26,xi-xx, frontispiece + 4 leaves plates. Advertisements. Double Column. Large 8vo, red stapled card covers. Contents : Preparatory Department; Intermediate Department; "At the Sign of the Backless Chair"; Crossword Puzzle; Senior Department; House Notes; Ayr Academy Club; School Clubs; and more. Spine sunned and browned, wrinkling to fore-edge of a few leaves, crossword puzzle partially completed, else very good. 25.00 View more info

Ayrshire Idylls. First Edition.

By: MUNRO, Neil. HOUSTON, George.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: A. & C. Black, London, 1912,:

Seller ID: 110553


MUNRO, Neil. Ayrshire Idylls. Illustrated by George Houston. London: Adam and Charles Black, MCMXII [1912]. First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-x,1-139,(1), colour tipped-in frontispiece, + 19 leaves of tipped-in colour plates. With black and white illustrations to text. 8vo, decorated green cloth with white lettering to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Inman, The A&C Black Colour Books 125. Contents: Ursa Major; Mossgiel Rab; The Lion of the Covenant; Burns and Clarinda; The Cloak of Darkness; The Making of Tam o'Shanter;"Magic Casements"; The Democrat; The Three Brothers; Miss Jean. Min... View more info

Balancing of Marine Engines

By: ROBINSON, I.V Glasgow Technical College Scientific Society.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Glasgow Technical College Scientific Society, 1907,:

Seller ID: 32624


ROBINSON, I.V. The Balancing of Marine Engines. (Glasgow: Glasgow TechnicalCollege Scientific Society, 1907). Pp 22. 8vo, green limp boards with pape r label on front. A less technical précis of material presented by Admiral G.W. Melville USN in his "Vibrations of Steamships", published in the January 1903 number of Engineering. "The object of this paper is to describe a method that may be used to balance a four crank marine engine. The method isan illustration of the 'Yarrow-Schlick-Tweedy' system." Ffep roughly remov ed, cloth rubbed and soiled, paper label nicked, else vg. ... View more info

Baldoon : Lord Selkirk's Settlement in Upper Canada. 1st pr. signed

By: MACKENZIE, A. E. D. SELKIRK, Lord

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Phelps Publishing Company, 1978,:

Seller ID: 51088


MACKENZIE, A. E. D. Baldoon : Lord Selkirk's Settlement in Upper Canada. (London, Ont.): Phelps Publishing Company, (1978). First Printing. Pp. 84. Illustrated, including folding map at rear. Crease to front cover, else vg. Author's signed gift inscription to title page. 30.00 View more info

Ballad of Isabel Gunn

By: SCOBIE, Stephen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Quarry Press, Kingston, 1987, ISBN:0919627528:

Seller ID: 34554


SCOBIE, Stephen. The Ballad of Isabel Gunn. (Kingston, Ont.): Quarry Press,(1987). Pp 58. 8vo, white card covers. "This traditional ballad is based, imaginitively, on the life of Isabel Gunn, an Orcadian who disguised herself as a man in order to join her lover in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company. She shipped from Scotland to Canada in 1803, and worked with the Hudson's Bay Company until her 'true' identity was discovered." - from the rear cover. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Balliol Roll

By: McANDREW, Bruce A. (ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Committee on Heraldry of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 2002,:

Seller ID: 115209


McANDREW, Bruce A. (ed.). The Balliol Roll. Boston : Published by the Committee on Heraldry of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002. First Edition. Pp (10),ix-x,(2),1-79,(7). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blackcard covers, lettered in white. Limited to 600 copies. "The Balliol Roll i s the earliest known collection of Scottish coats-of-arms. It is painted onthe dorse of the last two membranes of Cooke's Ordinary and resides in the private collection of Dame Lilian Wagner, widow of the late Sir Anthony Wa gner, Garter King of Arms 1961-78, Clarenceux King of Arms 1978 - 95. I... View more info

Banked Fires : The Ethnics of Nova Scotia.. 2nd pr

By: CAMPBELL, Douglas F., (ed.) MacLEAN, Raymond BOHLMANN, Ursula MacINNES, Daniel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: 1979,:

Seller ID: 7922


CAMPBELL, Douglas F., (ed.). Banked Fires : The Ethnics of Nova Scotia. (Port Credit, Ont.): The Scribblers' Press, (1979). Second Printing. Pp (4), [1]-227,(1). 8vo, printed maroon card covers. No.1 in a series. Chapters : Harold F. McGee's "The Micmac People: The Earliest Migrants"; Daneil MacInnes' "The Acadian People: Race Memories Isolated in Small Spaces"; Neil MacKinnon's "The Loyalists: 'A Different People'"; Edna Press' "The Irish: The Urban Settlers"; Raymond MacLean's "The Scots: Hector's Cargo"; Donald Clairmont and Frank Wien's "Blacks a... View more info

Bard of Wolfe's Army : James Thompson, Gentleman V olunteer, 1733-1830. First Edition in dustjacket, double signed, ex-library

By: CHAPMAN, Earl John, and Ian Macpherson McCULLOCH (eds.) McLEOD, D. Peter McCULLOCH, Ian Macpherson THOMPSON, James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Robin Brass Studie, Montreal, 2010, ISBN:9781896941639:

Seller ID: 112747


CHAPMAN, Earl John, and Ian Macpherson McCULLOCH (eds.). A Bard of Wolfe's Army : James Thompson, Gentleman V olunteer, 1733-1830. Foreword by Dr. D. Peter MacLeod, Historian, Pre-Confederation, Canadian War Museum. Publishedin collaboration with the Stewart Museum (The Fort, Ile-Ste-Helene, Montre al) and the 78th Fraser Highlanders. Montreal : Robin Brass Studio, (2010).First Edition. Pp (10),[xi]-xxiv,(2),3-361,(1). Illustrated (some in colou r),. Maps. Index. 8vo, orange-brown cloth, maroon lettering to frnt bard and spine, vignette to front board. "As a young grenadier in His Majesty'... View more info

Barrel Organ Tune. First Edition, hardcover.

By: OLIVER, Jane. REES, Helen Christina Easson].

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1935,:

Seller ID: 111670


OLIVER, Jane, pseud. [REES, Helen Christina Easson]. Barrel Organ Tune. London: Collins, 1935. First Printing. Pp. (12),13-379,(5). 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge stained a very pale blue. A historical novel, written under a pseudonym by Helen Christian Easson Rees (b. Oct 12, 1093, Newcastleton; d. 1970). "A chronological novel, and a more ambitious book than her previous Evening of a Martinet (though we found it less delightful). The story covers an English family from Victoria's Diamond Jubilee to King George's Silver Jubilee, with Hester and Timothy, their marriage, ... View more info