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Catalogue of Books in the Halifax Memorial Library Presented by North British Society of Halifax, N.S.

By: North British Society - Halifax

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Halifax Memorial Library, Halifax , 1965,:

Seller ID: 85581


(North British Society). Catalogue of Books in the Halifax Memorial LibraryPresented by North British Society of Halifax, N.S. (Halifax : Halifax Mem orial Library, 1965). Pp [1]-12. 12mo, printed green stapled card covers. Very good. 5.00 View more info

Celebrities at Home. First Series. Second Series. Third Series.

By: The World

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Office of The World, London, 1877,:

Seller ID: 81624


(The World). Celebrities at Home. First Series. Second Series. Third Series. Reprinted from 'The World.' London : Office of 'The World,' 1877, 1878, 1879. Pp [i]-viii,[1]-342,(2); (2),[i]-vi,[1]-344; [i]-viii,[1]-342,(2). 8vo, blue cloth, black borders to both boards, gilt lettering to front board and spine. First Series : H.R.H. The Prince of Wales at Sandrigham. Mr. Tennyson at Haslemere. Mr. John Bright at One Ash. Mr. Gladstone at Hawarden. Mr. Henry Irving in Bons Street. The Earl of Beaconsfield at Hughenden. Mr. Spurgeon in Nightingale Lane. Mr. Lowe at Sherbrooke. The Duke of Beaufort ... View more info

Celtic Boats and Ships

By: McGRAIL, Sean Maritime Life and Traditions, 20, Autumn 2003) STOCKWIN, Julian

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Maritime Life and Traditions, Brooklin, ME, 2003,:

Seller ID: 71340


McGRAIL, Sean. "Celtic Boats and Ships" . An article in Maritime Life and Traditions, no. 20, Autumn 2003, pp. 24-33. (Brooklin, ME: Maritime Life andTraditions), 2003. Pp. (4),[1]-84. Illustrated. Triple column. 4to, illust rated stapled dark card covers. Also includes: Earl Dotter's "Winter Harvest of Danger", Hannah Cunliffe's "Researching the Past", Jean-Paul Mathelier's "Man of Aran", Jeff Toghill's "The James Craig Story", Jevne Haugan's "Crossing the Bar", and Julian Stockwin's "Will the Real Jack Tar Please Stand Up?" Vg. For the ... View more info

Celtic Tides : Traditional Music in a New Age

By: MELHUISH, Martin

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Quarry Music Books, Kingston, Ont., 1998, ISBN:1550822055:

Seller ID: 32610


MELHUISH, Martin. Celtic Tides : Traditional Music in a New Age. (Kingston,Ont.) : Quarry Music Books, (1998). Pp [1]-237,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, dark blue card covers. Contents: 1. Nashville Craic: The Celtic Connection; 2. Celtic History and Mythology; 3. Celtic Soul: Ireland and The Chieftains; 4. Scots Wha Ha'e: Scotland and Dougie MacLean; [Of Nova Scotia interest] 5 : Ceilidh Trail : Cape Breton and The Rankins (pp.121-160); 6. Beyond the Ninth Wave: World Music and Loreena McKennitt. Vg. 12.50 View more info

Century of Memoirs.

By: JACK, Elizabeth Bruce

Price: $60.00

Publisher: CopyRite Printing Services, 1995,:

Seller ID: 85153


JACK, Elizabeth Bruce. A Century of Memoirs. N.pl.: (Printed by CopyRite Printing Services), n,d, [1990s]. Pp (10),2-176,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. The memoirs of Elizabeth Bruce Jack who emigrated from Scotland to Canada in 1936. Includes some mention of Nova Scotia : Ch. 39 – A Holiday in Halifax, Nova Scotia (pp 81-82); Ch. 46 – A Visit to Shelburne, Nova Scotia (pp 97-98); Ch. 60 – The Scottish Pioneers of Nova Scotia (pp 123-124); Ch. 78 - Sir Samuel Cunard (pp 161-163). Edges rubbed, elsevery good. 60.00 View more info

Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River

By: CUMBERLAND, Barlow

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Musson Book Company Limited, Toronto, 1913,:

Seller ID: 69396


CUMBERLAND, Barlow. A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River . Toronto: The Musson Book Company Limited, (1913). Pp. [i]-xvi,[9]-198,(2), port. frontis., + 14 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. A chronicle of sail and steam-powered merchant shipping on the Niagara River and in Lake Ontario in the nineteenth century, surveying the important shipping era where steam navigation surpassed sail as the primary driving force in powering shipping on the Lakes, and of the rise in influence of the Niagara Navigation Company as the dominant shippin... View more info

Charles Rennie Mackintosh. First Edition, paperback

By: MACKINTOSH, Charles Rennie KAPLAN, Wendy (ed.).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Glasgow Museums / Abbeville Press Publishers, New York, London, Paris , 1996, ISBN:0789200805: 1996

Seller ID: 88915

ISBN: 0789200805


(MACKINTOSH, Charles Rennie). KAPLAN, Wendy, (ed.). Charles Rennie Mackintosh . New York, London, Paris : Glasgow Museums [and] Abbeville Press Publishers, (1996). First Edition. Pp [1]-383,(1). Illustrated with 249 colour and black and white plates. Index. 4to, illustrated cardcovers. This volume was published to accompany an exhibition by Glasgow Museums, Glasgow School of Art, and the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow. Introduction by the editor Wendy Kaplan. Essays by Juliet Kinchin, Daniel Robbins, Janice Helland, David Walker, Mark Girouar... View more info

Charlie Ogilbie : A Romance of Scotland and New Brunswick.

By: VAUGHAN, Leslie.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: William Bryce, Publisher, Toronto, 1889,:

Seller ID: 93865


VAUGHAN, Leslie. Charlie Ogilbie : A Romance of Scotland and New Brunswick.Toronto : William Bryce, Publisher, copyright 1889. Pp (2),[ix]-xii,[13]-1 58,(6,ads). 8vo, lacking covers. Not in Laugher or Rhodenizer. Lacking covers, title page brown and speckled, tears and inkstamp to last page, staplesrusted, dog-eared, else good. Scarce. As is. 75.00 View more info

Charms of Scottish Melody; A Selection of Favourite Songs ; Adapted for theVoice, Piano Forte, German Flute, &c.

By: Scotland - Songs)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, 1815,: 1815

Seller ID: 110945


(Scotland - Songs). The Charms of Scottish Melody; A Selection of Favourite Songs ; Adapted for the Voice, Piano Forte, German Flute, &c. Edinburgh : Pprinted by and for Oliver & Boyd, Baron Grants Close, High Street, n.d. [ca. 1815]. Pp (4),[5]-18,21-22,19-20,23-102. Folio, olive gray, printed paper over stiff boards. Nearly 100 songs, including "Shou'd auld acquaintance be forgot", "Coming thro' the craigs o' Kyle", "Farewell to Lochaber", "In April when primroses", "Oh, I am come to the low countrie", "Twas within a mile of Edinburgh town", "The de... View more info

Charter of Heriot-Watt University

By: HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: T. & A. Constable, 1966,:

Seller ID: 43328


(HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY). Charter of Heriot-Watt University. [Edinburgh]: (printed by T. & A. Constable), 1966. Pp. 58. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering. Some dampstaining to front board, spine sunned, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Child's Garden of Verses

By: STEVENSON, Robert Louis SOWERBY, Millicent

Price: $40.00

Publisher: David McKay, Philadelphia, 0,:

Seller ID: 73111


STEVENSON, Robert Louis. A Child's Garden of Verses . Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby. Philadelphia, PA: David McKay, [n.d. - ca. 1910]. Pp. (2),[i]-xv,(1),[1]-125,(3), colour frontis., + 11 p. of plates. 8vo, limp maroon leather boards with gilt decoration and lettering to front and spine, a.e.g. Spine sunned, some edgewear, dampstaining to fore-edge of final few leaves,gift inscription (from 1912) to first blank, else vg. 40.00 View more info

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Child's Garden of Verses. First Edition.

By: STEVENSON, Robert Louis.

Price: $4,000.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.,, London, 1885,:

Seller ID: 107696


STEVENSON, Robert Louis. A Child’s Garden of Verses. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1885. (Printed by Spottiswoode & Co., Printers, New-street Square, London, as per final leaf). First Edition. Pp. (6),[vii]-x,(2),[3]-101,(3). 8vo, peacock blue cloth with bevelled edges, gilt publishers decorationto front board, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, fore- and bottom-e dges untrimmed; housed in green cloth marble-backed jacket, housed in an elaborate gilt-decorated full brown leather solander case, gilt lettering andfive gilt tooled bands to spine of case. Prideaux, A Bi... View more info

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Children of the Sheiling. First Edition

By: DIMOCK, Celia C.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Lynk Printing, Sydney, N.S, 1948,: 1948

Seller ID: 1873


DIMOCK, Celia C. Children of the Sheiling. Sydney, N.S. : Lynk Printing Service, 427 Charlotte St., [n.d. - late 1940s?]. First Edition. Pp (4),98,(2) + 9 leaves of b&w photos. 8vo, side-stapled blue wraps with tartan paper panel to front. Tennyson 12, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 5038, Watters p.671. Not in Rhodenizer. Dimock (- d. 1959). Cape Breton History with an emphasis on things Scottish. Chapters and sections : 1. Cape Breton - A Miniature Scotland - The Gaelic Mod; 2. Scottish Clansmen; 3. Mythology of... View more info

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Children of the Sheiling. First Edition, Signed.

By: DIMOCK, Celia C.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Lynk Printing, Sydney, N.S, 1948,: 1948

Seller ID: 100449


DIMOCK, Celia C. Children of the Sheiling. Sydney, N.S. : Lynk Printing Service, 427 Charlotte St., [n.d. - late 1940s?]. First Edition. Pp (4),98,(2) + 9 leaves of b&w photos. 8vo, blue wraps with tartan paper panel to front. Tennyson 12, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 5038, Watters p.671. Not in Rhodenizer. Dimock (- d. 1959). Cape Breton History with an emphasis on things Scottish. Chapters and sections : 1. Cape Breton - A Miniature Scotland - The Gaelic Mod; 2. Scottish Clansmen; 3. Mythology of the Scottish Celts ... View more info

Children's Children

By: BONE, Gertrude BONE, Muirhead, drawings

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Duckworth and Co., London, 1908,:

Seller ID: 98470


BONE, Gertrude. Children's Children. With Drawings by Muirhead Bone. London: Duckworth and Co., 1908. Pp (6),[7]-271,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, brown clo th, gilt lettering and vignette to front board, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, bevelled edges. Gertrude Dodd (1876-1962) was brought up in Glasgow, Scotland, and married Muirhead Bone (1876-1953) in 1903. Sir Muirhead Bone was a Scottish etcher, drypoint and watercolour artist. Slightly cocked, rubbed, wear to spine ends and corners, else a very good, solid copy. Signed with inscription by the author (dated 1919). 50.00 View more info

Choir : A Collection of Sacred Vocal Music. 1871

By: Presbyterian Church-Nova Scotia) BAYNE, James

Price: $120.00

Publisher: A. & W. MacKinlay, Halifax, N.S., 1871,:

Seller ID: 116216


(Presbyterian Church-Nova Scotia). The Choir : A Collection of Sacred VocalMusic For the Use of the Congregations and Families of the Presbyterian Ch urch of the Lower Provinces, B.N.A. Prepared by a Committee appointed by Synod. Halifax, N.S. : Published by A. & W. MacKinlay, 1871. Pp (4),[iii]-xv,[2]-204. Oblong 8vo [253 x 192 mm], blue cloth, unlettered spine and boards. Preface by James Bayne. James Bayne, originally from Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland, later minister at Lower Londonderry, N.S., and later at Pictou,N.S. [mid-1800s]. Edgeworn and scuffed, one leaf loose, some tape remnants ... View more info

Christ Setting His Face Towards Jerusalem; being Lectures, Expository and Practical, on the Gospel Narrative Immediately Subsequent to the Close of His Galilean Ministry.

By: WILSON, William

Price: $50.00

Publisher: James P. Mathew & Co. / Maclaren & Macniven / William Collins, Dundee / Edinburgh / Glasgow & London , 1878,:

Seller ID: 88386


WILSON, William. Christ Setting His Face Towards Jerusalem; being Lectures,Expository and Practical, on the Gospel Narrative Immediately Subsequent t o the Close of His Galilean Ministry. Dundee : James P. Mathew & Co. / Edinburgh : Maclaren & Macniven / Glasgow & London : William Collins, Sons, & Co., MDCCCLXXVIII [1878]. Pp (8),[1]-434,(2). 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering and black decoration to front board and spine. Covers worn and spotted, hinges cracked, corners bumped, leaves smudged and foxed, surface tears to rear endpapers, else good only. As is. 50.00 View more info

Chronicles of Lincluden as an Abbey and as a College. ltd.

By: M'DOWALL, William

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh, 1886,:

Seller ID: 76057


M'DOWALL, William. Chronicles of Lincluden as an Abbey and as a College. Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1886. Pp. (4),[1]-216,(4), frontis., + 7 p. of plates (with tissue guards). Illustrated. 4to, half brown leather withmarbled "leopardized" boards, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. Number 75 of three hundred and fifty copies crown quarto. A chronicle of the history of the Lincluden Collegiate Church in Dumfries, which was in used starting in the twelfth century through the yeras following the Reformation. Contents: 1. The Abbey built by Uchtred: its Architectural Style, Equipments ... View more info

Chronicles of the Maltmen Craft in Glasgow 1605-1879. presentation bookplate signed by author

By: DOUIE, Robert

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Aird & Coghill, Printers, Glasgow, 1879,:

Seller ID: 101862


DOUIE, Robert. Chronicles of the Maltmen Craft in Glasgow 1605-1879. With Appendix Containing: The Constitution of the Craft Reconised and Establishedby Letter of Guildry, Parliament, Town Councils, and Archbishop's Charter, Etc. Glasgow : Aird & Coghill, Printers, MDCCCLXXIX [1879]. Pp (4),[5]-196 , frontispiece. Index. Large 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering and crest tofront board, gilt ettering to spine, top edge gilt, decorated black border s to both boads, bevellled edges. Contents : Introductory — Memorials of Ancient Glasgow — A Bishop's Burgh — Burgh of Regality — Royal Burgh;... View more info

Church in the French Era : From Colonization to the British Conquest. FirstEdition in dustjacket

By: WALSH, H.H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press / McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, 1966,:

Seller ID: 115432


WALSH, H.H. The Church in the French Era : From Colonization to the BritishConquest. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1966). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-x iv,(2),1-221,(3). 2 Maps in text (including "New France in Bishop Laval's Time"). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Henry Horace Walsh (b. September 17, 1899, Ellerslie, Prince Edward Island - d. February 6, 1969, Halifax, Nova Scotia). He served as Anglican rector of Musquodoboit, N.S., of Weymouth, and of Christ Church, Dartmouth, for nine years. At the time of this book's publication he was Associate Professor of Church History... View more info