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General

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E-4
Fortune & La Tour
The Civil War in Acadia

MacDonald, M.A.

1983; Methuen; hard cover with dj; 228 pp including index. " Illustrated with b&w photos and maps. End papers are a map of Acadia and New England in the 1640s. Good condition, minor wear to dj, - there is some writing in pen on the half title and next page - otherwise the contents appear to be clean.
$16.00
C-6
The Atlantic Privateers
their story 1749-1815

Leefe, John

1978; Petheric Press; soft cover; 57 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos and drawings. Minor bumps to card covers - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.

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C-4
The Sea and Culture of Atlantic Canada

McCann, Larry and Carrie MacMillan eds.

1992; Centre for Canadian Studies, Mount Allison University; soft cover; 156 pp. Illustrated with photographs, documents ad maps. Minor bumps to card covers - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$12.00
B-19
"Scattered to the Wind"
Dispersal and Wanderings of the Acadians, 1755-1809

Brasseaux, Carl A.

1991; The Center for Louisiana Studies; stapled booklet; 84 pp, including index. Illustrated with maps and charts. Minor bumps to card covers; one dog-eared page - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.

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B-10
Recollections of the Crimean Campaign and the Expedition to Kinburn in 1855
Including also Sporting and Dramatic Incidents in Connection with Garrison Life in the Canadian Lower Provinces

Veith, Frederick Harris D.


1907; John Lovell and Son; hardcover; 309 pp. "... it aims to give a glimpse of social life in the garrison towns of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in the early "fifties," of theatricals, and the elder Sothern's dramatic ventures in Halifax as well as descriptions of hunts for big and small game, and fish and fishing in the wilds of these Provinces." Illustrated with b&w photos and a map of Sable Island shipwrecks. Spine is sun-faded - otherwise in good condition.
$38.00
A-14
Away
Maritimers in Massachussetts, Ontario and Alberta

Burrill, Gary

1992; McGill-Queen's University Press; hardcover with dj; 249 pp. The book is in very good condition.
$12.00
L14-4
Atlantic Merchant-Apothecary
Letters of Joseph Cruttenden 1710-1717

Steele, I.K., ed.

1977; University of Toronto Press; hard cover; 135 pp including index. "The letters of Joseph Cruttenden, London merchant-apothecary, form a unique document in early modern economic, medical, and social history. ... In frank and engaging style, Cruttenden reveals a little about himself, a great deal about the drug and medicine trade and even more about the business practices of a small trader in England's Atlantic empire." Very good condition, contents are clean.
$12.00
#L13-8
The Shack Locker
Tales of the Banks Fishermen

Wallace, Frederick William.

1916; Industrial and Educational Press, Limited; softcover; 354 pp. "Yarns of the Deep Sea Fishing Fleets". "The "shack locker" is a cupboard in the schooner's forecastle in which is to be found the left over food of the daily meals." Wear, fading and stains to the covers; pen writing on the ffep. Otherwise good condition for a softcover book of this age.
$35.00
lsb
The Nellie J. Banks

Robinson, Geoff and Dorothy

1988, third edition; trade paperback; 100 pp; The life history of a Nova Scotian schooner with a Newfoundland crew that helped Prince Edward Islanders cope with prohibition. Many illustrations. Good condition.
$8.00

New Brunswick

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D-7
Turning Back the Fenians
New Brunswick's Last Colonial Campaign

Dallison, Robert J.

2006; Goose Lane Editions; soft cover; 132 pp including index; Volume 8 in the New Brunswick Military Heritage Series. Illustrated with b&w photos. Good condition, minor bumps to cover corners - the contents appear to be clean.
$12.00
D-3
A Time There was
Petersville and Other Abandoned Settlements in Queens County, N.B.
1815-1953

Reicker, Marion Gilchrist

1984; Queens County Historical Society; soft cover; approx 230 pp including appendix: Camp Gagetown Properties Expropriated By Defence Department 1954-55. Good condition, signed by the author on the ffep, minor bumps to covers - the contents appear to be clean.

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D-3
Gubbins' New Brunswick Journals
1811 & 1813

Temperley, Howard, ed.

1980; New Brunswick Heritage Publications; hard cover with dj; 92 pp. B&W illustrations and 2 fold-out maps. Good condition, gift inscription on ffep, minor wear to dj - the contents appear to be clean.

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C-16
From the Victorian Era to the Space Age

Slader, Lt-Col. E.M.

1973; New Brunswick Historical Society; soft cover; 212 pp plus index. Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society No. 21. This personal memoir of Lt.-Col. Slader tells the story of his life in St John and his time in the military. He was the Chief of Police in Saint John and served in both World Wars. Card covers are creased and worn; previous owner's name and other markings on ffep - otherwise the book appears to be in good, solid condition.
$16.00
C-16
Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society
No. 18

various

1963; New Brunswick Historical Society; soft cover; 248 pp. Twenty-seven (27) articles pertaining to the history of New Brunswick. Topics include: New Brunswick Loyalists, Jardine Shipbuilders, Cemeteries in Kings County, Early history of Sackville, Shepody Road, Hampton, Norton, History of the Indian College and more. Card covers are creased and worn, a few pages at the back are dog-eared - otherwise the book appears to be in good, solid condition.

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C-16
The Loyalists of New Brunswick

Wright, Esther Clark

1955; Esther Clark Wright; hard cover with dj; 365 pp including index. Stated first edition. Minor bumping and wear to boards, dj is in poor condition - the contents appear to be clean.

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C-16
Early Loyalist Saint John
The Origin of New Brunswick Politics, 1783-1786

Bell, D.G.

1983; New Ireland Press; soft cover; 261 pp including index. Stated first edition. Card covers are creased and worn - the contents appear to be clean.
$18.00
C-16
The New Brunswick Militia
Commissioned Officers' List
1787-1867

Facey-Crowther, David

1984; Capital Free Press; soft cover; 431 pp. Some creasing and chipping to card covers - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.

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C-16
Early New Brunswick Probate Records
1785-1835

Hale, Wallace

1989; Heritage Books; soft cover; 558 pp including cross index. Abstracts of slightly over 2000 estate files. Front card cover is creased - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition. Note - this is a very thick book which may affect postage.

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C-16
History of Queens County, N.B.
Prize Essay for the Watchman

Stone Wiggins, E.

1993; George H. Hayward; soft cover, cirlox bound; 89 pp including index. Originally published in 1876, this was reprinted and indexed by George Hayward, C.G.. Signed by Mr. Hayward on the title page. Some minor wear to card covers - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.

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C-16
Gagetown: As We Were
A Short History with Illustrations

Chapman, J.K.

1987; Queens County Historical Society and Museums Inc.; soft cover; 93 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos and maps. Minor wear and soiling to card covers - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.

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C-16
Those Days are Gone Away
Queens County, N.B.
1643-1901

Reicker, Marion Gilchrist

1981; Queens County Historical Society; soft cover; 219 pp. Spine beginning to crack but all is still intact; some pen markings and a library stamp on the title page. The card covers are a bit worn. Condition noted in price.

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C-16
Canada's First City
Saint John
The Charter of 1785 and Common Council Proceedings under Mayor G.G. Ludlow 1785-1795


1962; Lingley Printing Co.; hard cover; 213 pp. No dust jacket, minor wear at spine ends - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.

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C-16
The History of Central New Brunswick
to the time of Confederation

Maxwell, Lilian M. Beckwith.

1937; Tribune Press; soft cover; 183 pp. Stated limited edition. There is both a general and a surname index. Illustrated with b&w photos and 4 maps (3 are fold out). The fold-out maps are somewhat chipped at the ends. Minor wear to card covers - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition. Hard to find in this edition.

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C-16
Canada Home
Juliana Horatia Ewing's Fredericton Letters
1867-1969

Blom, Margaret Howard and Thomas E., eds

1983; University of British Columbia; hard cover with dj; 425 pp including index. Illustrated with b&w photos, drawings and a map of Fredericton. Inscription on ffep - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$18.00
C-16
Back a Long Way

Wright, Esther Clark

1986; Sentinel Printing; soft cover; 152 pp. Recollections of 1890s Fredericton by the author. Wear to card covers, with creasing along the spine. Some pen mark-up - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.

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C-16
Historical Guide to New Brunswick

Webster, Clarence

1944; New Brunswick Government Bureau of Information and Tourist Travel; soft cover; 119 pp. Revised edition. Illustrated with b&w photos, maps and sketches (several of which are fold-outs). Some wear to paper wraps - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.

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C-12
Rothesay
An Illustrated History
1784-1920

Hook, Robert, Ann Condon and Charles Grant

1984; Rothesay Area Heritage Trust; soft cover; 89 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos. Fold-out map of the town at rear. Some creasing and chipping to card covers - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.

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C-11
Fit to Print
New Brunswick's Papers: 150 Years of the Comic, the Sad, the Odd, and the Forgotten

Grant, B.J.

1987; Fiddlehead Poetry Books & Goose Lane Editions Ltd.; soft cover; 259 pp including index. Minor bumps to card covers - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$12.00
C-6
Ships of Miramichi

Manny, Louise

1960; The New Brunswick Museum; soft cover; 84 pp. Second printing, 1961. Illustrated with a few b&w photos and a large fold-out map at the rear showing the location of Miramichi`s principal shipyards. Minor bumps to card covers - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.

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C-6
The History of the United Baptist Church
at Penobsquis

LcLeod, Grace and Phyllis Hall

1981; A. Stiles Printing; soft cover; 82 pp plus 33 pp Appendix titled Missions. Illustrated with b&w photos. Minor bumps to card covers, spine reglued - the contents appear to be clean.
$12.00
C-4
All Our Born Days
A Lively History of New Brunswick's Kingston Peninsula

Calder, Doris

1984; Percheron Press; soft cover; 223. Illustrated with b&w photos. Signed by the author on the first title page. Previous owner's name on preface page. Minor bumps to card covers and a crease along the spine; otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$14.00
B-5
More Up Country Memories
More Pictures and Stories about how it used to be along the Lower St. John River

Aiton, Linda and Diane Bormke, compilers


ca 2004; oblong softcover; 146 pp. Illustrated with many b&w photos. Signed and dated by Diane Bormke on the title page. Good condition, with minor bumps to cover corners.
$14.00
L14-21
Alice of Grand Pre
Female Education in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick

Davison, James Doyle

1981; Acadia University; soft cover; 197 pp. The story of Alice T. Shaw and her Grand Pre Seminary. Signed by the author on the title page. Minor bumps to card covers - otherwise in very good condition, contents are clean.
$22.00
L14-19
In Their Very Own Words
First-person narratives about life in the 1900's in the Boiestown area on the Upper Southwest Miramichi


1977; Central New Brunswick Woodmen's Museum; soft cover; 238 pp. Minor curling to card covers - otherwise a tight, clean copy.
$22.00
L14-19
The Bamford Saga
1764-1989

Bamford, Louise M.

1989; Louise Bamford; soft cover; 409 pp including index. The history and genealogy of the Bamford family of Doaktown New Brunswick. Doaktown is located in the valley of the Upper Southwest Miramichi River. Signed by the author on the title page. Very good condition, contents are clean. This is a scarce book.
$22.00
L 4
A Place Called Pointe du Chene
An Informal History

Belliveau, John Edward

1974; stapled booklet with card covers; 42 pp. An area of New Brunswick, near Moncton where it is known simply as "The Point". Illustrated with b&w photos. Stain on lower front cover, otherwise, good condition.
$12.00
#L13-8
West Side Stories
People, History and Local Lore from West Saint John

Goss, David

2004; Nimbus Publishing; softcover; 252 pp. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Minor bumps to cover corners, otherwise very good condition.
$12.00
#L1-9
Years of Pilgrimage - One Hundred Fifty Years for Christ in First Moncton United Baptist Church

Carroll, Emmerson and A. Joyce Tingley

1978; Lancelot Press; softcover; 168 pp. Illustrated with many b&w photos. The book tells the history of the First Moncton United Baptist Church in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the church in 1978. In very good condition with minor bumps to corners. Contents are clean.
$15.00
#000009
Pioneer Profiles of New Brunswick Settlers

Robinson, Charlotte Gourlay

1980, Mika Publishing; The stories of 20 women pioneers and Loyalists who settled in New Brunswick, Canada. Each story contains a bibliography. 221 pages. Very good condition.
$12.00

Nova Scotia

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E-7
A Documentary Study of the Establishment of the Negroes in Nova Scotia
Between the War of 1812 and the Winning of Responsible Government

Fergusson, C.B.

1948; Public Archives of Nova Scotia; soft cover; 140 pp including index. Illustrated with 4 maps, 3 of which are fold-out. Good condition, ex-library with usual stamps and some wear to card covers - otherwise the contents appear to be clean.
$45.00
E-4
Rise Again!
The Story of Cape Breton Island
Book One

Morgan, Robert J.

2008; Breton Books; soft cover; 225 pp including index. "Book One takes the reader up to thetwentieth century as Cape Breton becomes home for Acadians, Irish and Scottish - the immigrant soul of Cape Breton - preparing the ground for the second economic boom in Book Two." Good condition, minor bumps to card covers - the contents appear to be clean.
$12.00
E-4
The Halifax Poor House Fire
A Victorian Tragedy

Laffoley, Steven

2016; Pottersfield Press; soft cover; 237 pp. A cold case investigation into the fire of November 6, 1882. Signed by the author on the title page. Good condition, minor wear to card covers, - the contents appear to be clean.
$12.00
D-4
The Churches of North Yarmouth and District


1995-96; North Yarmouth and District Historical Association; stapled booklet; 23 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos of various churches. Good condition, minor wear to card covers - the contents appear to be clean.
$12.00
D-3
Open Gangway
An Account of the Halifax Riots, 1945

Redman, Stanley R.

1981; Lancelot Press; soft cover; 167 pp. Good condition, minor bumps and wear to card covers - the contents appear to be clean.
$18.00
D-3
Truro:
A Railway Town

Stephens, David E.

1981; Lancelot Press; softd cover; 88 pp. Illustrated with 16 pp of b&w photos at the centre. Good condition, minor bumps to covers - the contents appear to be clean.

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D-3
Iron Roads
Railways of Nova Scotia

Stephens, David E.

1972; Lancelot Press; soft cover; 79 pp. Illustrated with many b&w photos and sketches. Good condition, minor bumps to covers, small stain on front cover - the contents appear to be clean.
$18.00
D-3
The King's Yard
An Illustrated Histoery of the Halifax Dockyard

Gurney Smith, Marilyn

1985; Nimbus Publishing; stapled booklet; 56 pp. This appears to be a review copy. Illustrated with many b&w photos and includes an errata sheet. Good condition, minor bumps to card covers - the contents appear to be clean.

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C-18
Sandy Cove
The History of a Nova Scotia Village

Bull, Mary Kate

1978; Lancelot Press; soft cover; 188 pp including index. Illustrated with b&w sketches by Henry Osler Bull. Sandy Cove is on Digby Neck. Front card cover has a large crease and a previous owner's name is written in pen across the top and also at the top of the title page. Contents appear to be clean.
$12.00
C-18
A Calendar of Official Correspondence and Legislative Papers
Nova Scotia 1802-15

Ells, Margaret, compiler

1936; Public Archives of Nova Scotia; soft cover; 354 pp. Minor wear to card covers; contents appear to be clean.
$32.00
C-17
Heritage Remembered
The Story of Bear River

Hall, E. Foster, ed.

1981; Bear River New Horizons Centre; soft cover; 173 pp. Stated first edition. Illustrated with many b&w photographs. Back card cover and a few back pages are creased - a few dog-eared pages as well; contents appear to be solid and clean.
$16.00
C-16
The Miner Family
1776
Horton Branch

Johnson, Thomas Miner

1932; Dr. Walter N. Miner; hard cover; 96+ pp. The family history of Dr. Walter N. Miner of Calais, Maine and Thomas Miner Johnson of Oxford, Nova Scotia. Illustrated with some b&w photos. Conents have been annotated/updated in pen by a later owner. Significant wear to back board.
$22.00
C-16
The Siege of Fort Cumberland
1776
An episode in the American Revolution

Clarke, Ernest

1995; McGill-Queen's University Press; hard cover with dj, 302 pp including index. Fort Cumberland was originally called Fort Beausejour and today its ruins are near the boundary of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. The book appears to be in very good condition.

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C-16
After the Hector
The Scottish Pioneers of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton
1773-1852

Campey, Lucille H.

2004; Natural Heritage Books; soft cover; 376 pp. Second edition, 2007. Illustrated with b&w photos and maps. Some curling to card covers - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.

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C-16
Glimpses into Nova Scotia History

Fergusson, Bruce and William Pope

1974; Lancelot Press; soft cover; 96 pp. Fourth printing, 1978. Illustrated with b&w photos and sketches. Ex-library, with stamps; minor wear to card covers - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$12.00
C-12
Some North Cumberlandians
At Home and Abroad, Past and Present


1965; The North Cumberland Historical Society; stapled booklet; 61 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos. Minor bumps to card covers, gift inscription opposite dedication page - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.

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C-11
A Brief History of Pine Hill Divinity Hall
and the Theological Department at Mount Allison University

Falconer, Rev. Dr. J.W. and Rev. Dr. W.G. Watson

nd ca 1945; stapled booklet; 55 pp. Includes lists of graduates of the Presbyterian College Halifax, those trained at Mount Allison 1842-1925, and Graduates of Pine Hill Divinity College 1925-1945. Some wear and staining to paper wraps.
$16.00
C-6
Wolfville`s Historic Homes

Silver, B.C. and Watson KIrkconnell

1974; Lancelot Press; stapled booklet; 36 pp. Revised edition, 1974. Illustrated with b&w photos at centrefold. Minor soiling to card covers, markings inside front cover - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$12.00
C-6
The Royal Isle
When Cape Breton Was A Province

MacDonald, H.M.

1970; The Casket Printing and Publishing Company; soft cover; 97 pp. Map of Cape Breton on back cover. Minor bumps and markings to card covers - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$12.00
C-6
A Tale of Two Centuries
Truro Presbytery - Oldest in Canada
A Pictorial Supplement

Truro Presbytery Historical Committee

ca. 1991; The Tribune Press Ltd; stapled booklet; 72 pp. Illustrated with photos of various churches and ministers. Includes a listing of ministers and missionaries who served the Presbytery over the years. Bumps to card covers - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$14.00
C-5
Sable Island
Fatal and Fertile Crescent

Campbell, Lyall

1974; Lancelot Press; soft cover; 104 pp. "A compact historical account of the intriguing past and present of one of the world's unique spots." Minor bumps and sun fading to card covers; otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$12.00
C-5
Settlements and Churches in Nova Scotia
1749-1776

MacKinnon, Ian F.

1930; The Walker Press; hard cover; 111 pp including index. Map at frontispiece. Written on the ffep: "With author's complements", but no signature. Corner bumps and minor bending to boards - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$60.00
C-5
A Pictorial History of St. Paul's Anglican Church
Halifax, Nova Scotia

McAleer, J. Philip

1993; Resource Centre Publications; soft cover; 160 pp including index. Illustrated with b&w photos and diagrams. Minor bumps, wear and creasing to card covers; otherwise, the contents appear to be clean.
$12.00
C-4
No Place Like Home
Diaries and Letters of Nova Scotia Women 1771-1938

Conrad, Margaret, Toni Laidlaw and Donna Smyth

1988; Formac Publishing Company; soft cover; 306. Illustrated with b&w photos. Gift inscription on first title page. Minor bumps to card covers - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$8.00
C-4
A History of Port Royal / Annapolis Royal
1605-1800

Dunn, Brenda

2009; Nimbus Publishing; soft cover; 287 pp, including index. Illustrated with b&w photos and maps. Minor bumps to card covers; otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$22.00
C-4
Gideon White
Loyalist

Archibald, Mary

1975; Nova Scotia Museum; soft cover; 64+ pp, including a White family tree. Gideon White was a Loyalist who settled in Shelburne, Nova Scotia. Illustrated with b&w photos. Minor bumps and soiling to card covers; otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$12.00
C-4
Thy Dwellings Fair
Churches of Nova Scotia, 1750-1830

Duffus, Allan, Edward MacFarlane, Elizabeth Pacey, George Rogers

1982; Lancelot Press; soft cover; 189 pp. Illustrated with many b&w photos. Minor bumps to card covers; otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$14.00
C-4
The Peaceful Revolution
250 Years of Democracy in Nova Scotia

Boileau, John

2008; Nimbus Publishing; soft cover; 226 pp, including index. Illustrated with maps and charts. Minor bumps to card covers; otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$9.00
C-3
Beyond the North West Arm
A Local History of Williams Lake, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Watts, Heather

1979; Williams Lake Conservation Company; stapled booklet; 37 pp. Illustrated with 3 maps of the area. Signed by the author twice on the title page. Minor wear and sun fading to card covers and a small stain on the front cover - the contents appear clean.
$12.00
B-20
Cheticamp
History and Acadian Traditions

Chiasson, Father Anselme

1986; Breakwater Press ; soft cover; 316+ pp. Translated from the third edition (1972) by Jean Doris Le Blanc. Inside of card covers are a map of the Maritime provinces showing the location of Cheticamp. Several pages of b&w photos at the back. Minor wear and soiling to card covers and page ends - the contents appear clean.
$22.00
B-19
Africa's Children
A History of Blacks in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Robart-Johnson, Sharon

2009; Natural Heritage Books, Dundurn Press; soft cover; 236 pp, including index. Illustrated with b&w photos. Gift inscription on title page - otherwise, the book is in very good condition.
$16.00
B-19
"Scattered to the Wind"
Dispersal and Wanderings of the Acadians, 1755-1809

Brasseaux, Carl A.

1991; The Center for Louisiana Studies; stapled booklet; 84 pp, including index. Illustrated with maps and charts. Minor bumps to card covers; one dog-eared page - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$9.00
B-19
An Island Parish
The 150th Anniversary of St. Hyacinth's, D'Escousse

Ross Moira, with Silver Donald Cameron

1995; St. Hyacinth's Parish, D'Escousse, Cape Breton Island; soft cover; 67 pp. A brief history of this parish, its buildings, its clergy and its people. The book shows some wear - bumps and creases to card covers - the contents appear clean.
$14.00
B-19
Historic Yarmouth

Ruff, Eric and Laura Bradley

1997; Nimbus Publishing; soft cover; 118 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos throughout. Minor bumps to card covers. The book is in very good condition.
$12.00
B-5
Historic Cumberland County South
Land of Promise

Brown, Roger David

2002, Nimbus Publishing; softcover; 159 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos and maps. Some curling to card covers and corner bumps, contents are clean.
$12.00
A-20
Seasoned Timbers
A Sampling of Historic Buildings Unique to Western Nova Scotia
Volume 1

The Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia

1974; softcover; 156 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos and a few maps. Some staining to card covers, contents are clean.
$12.00
A-20
South Shore; Seasoned Timbers
Some historic buildings from Nova Scotia's South Shore
Volume 2

The Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia

1972; softcover; 151 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos and a few maps. Some staining to card covers, and some pencil notations in text.
$12.00
A-14
Cape Breton at 200
Historical Essays in Honour of the Island's Bicentennial 18785-1985

Donovan, Kevin ed.

1985; University College of Cape Breton Press; hardcover with dj; 260 pp. Inscribed on the ffep: "To: The Hon Flora MacDonald with Best Wishes! Manning MacDonald, Mayor - City of Sydney Dec/85". The book is in very good condition.
$12.00
A-14
Cape Breton Canada
At the Beginning of the ... Twentieth Century
A Treatise of Natural Resources and Development

Vernon, C.W.

1903; Nation Publishing Co.; hardcover; 337 pp. From the estate of Flora MacDonald. Profusely illustrated with many b&w photos and maps. There is a tipped-in fold-out coloured map of Cape Breton Island on the rear end paper. The map has a few minor tears. Gilt page ends. Some wear to binding at spine ends and the purple boards are sun-faded. Binding is tight and the contents appear to be clean.
$95.00
A-14
North Bar Remembered
North Sydney's Centennial & Bicentennial 1785-1985

Sampson, Gordon H. and Donna Anderson Currie

ca. 1985; softcover; 82 pp. From the estate of Flora MacDonald. Inscription on title page has been scribbled out. Illustrated with b&w photos and local ads. The book is in good condition.
$9.00
A-14
Cape Breton Harbour

Staebler, Edna

1974 reprint; McClelland and Stewart Ltd; softcover; 176 pp including index. From the estate of Flora MacDonald. Inscribed "To Flora with love" and signed by many individuals. Illustrations by Tom Anthes. Wear to card covers - the contents are clean.
$12.00
A-14
Watchman Against the World
The Remarkable Journey of Norman McLeod & his People from Scotland to Cape Breton Island to New Zealand

McPherson, Flora

1993; Breton Books; softcover; 183 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos and a couple of maps. The book is in very good condition.
$8.00
A-14
To the Ends of the Earth
Norman McLeod and the Highlanders' Migration to Nova Scotia and New Zealand

Robinson, Neil

1999; Harper Collins; softcover; 260 pp including index. "In 1817 a fiery preacher called Norman McLeod left the Scottish Highlands for Nova Scotia with a band of devoted followers. So began one of the great migration stories of the nineteenth century. After 35 hard years in St. Ann's, McLeod, now in his seventies, set out again with 800 followers - this time to the infant colony of New Zealand, settling in Waipu, Northland." Appendix 1 contains a list of vessels that brought migrants from Nova Scotia to New Zealand,and includes the names of heads of families, the number in each family and the places they came from. Appendix 2 lists marriages of migrants. In good condition, contents are clean.
$14.00
A-14
Loch Bras d'Or

MacPhail, Margaret

1970; Lancelot Press; softcover; 164 pp. Pioneer life in Cape Breton in the late 1800s. Good condition except for some sun fading and chipping to covers. The contents are clean.
$12.00
A-14
Historic North Sydney
Images of our Past

Gillis, Rannie

2005; Nimbus Publishing; softcover; 142 pp. Illustrated with many b&w photgraphs. Good condition except for some curling of card covers. The contents are clean.
$12.00
A-14
The Well-Watered Garden
The Presbyterian Church in Cape Breton, 1798-1860

Stanley, Laurie

1983; University College of Cape Breton Press; softcover; 239 pp including index. Good condition except for some curling to card covers. The contents are clean.
$12.00
A-8
This Unfriendly Soil
The Loyalist Experience in Nova Scotia, 1783-91

MacKinnon, Neil

1986; McGill-Queen's University Press; softcover; 231 pp including index. "Following the American Revolution, more than 20,000 loyalists fled to Nova Scotia, doubling the population in a single year. Neil MacKinnon provides the first detailed account of this great wave of immigrants, their exodus and settlement, their adjustment to the new land, and their effect upon its people and institutions."
$18.00
L14-23
History Etched in Stone
Gravestone Art and the Garrison Graveyard ay Annapolis Royal

Kerr, W.P.

2011; Canadian Defence Academy Press; soft cover; 193 pp. including index. Illustrated with many b&w photographs and includes a list of carvers and some transcribed epitaphs. In very good condition, contents are clean.
$12.00
L14-21
Alice of Grand Pre
Female Education in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick

Davison, James Doyle

1981; Acadia University; soft cover; 197 pp. The story of Alice T. Shaw and her Grand Pre Seminary. Signed by the author on the title page. Minor bumps to card covers - otherwise in very good condition, contents are clean.
$22.00
L14-4
The Spectator
Dartmouth High School Yearbook, 1960

1960; soft cover; unpaginated. Class photos plus individual photos of staff and graduating students. Many articles on school activities and approx 20 pages of local advertisements at the back. The book is a little curled and the yellow card covers a little soiled, contents are clean.
$17.00
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So Obstinately Loyal
James Moody 1744-1809

Shenstone, Susan Burgess

2000; McGill-Queens University Press; hard cover with dj; 340 pp including index. "This is the biography of James Moody, the at one time famous, even infamous, partisan of Britain during the American Revolutionary War ... The story culminates in Weymouth, Nova Scotia, where,along with almost 40,000 other Loyalists, Moody had to make a life among the Acadians and earlier Yankee settlers." DJ slightly creased, previous owner's name on ffep; contents are clean.
$16.00
#L 48
Golden Jubilee
1911-1961 - 50th Anniversary of the Birthplace of Steel in Canada
(Trenton, Nova Scotia)

Kroeger, Arthur

ca. 1961; Sponsored by Trenton Lions' Club; softcover stapled booklet; unpaginated, approx 60 pp. Included are articles on the history of the town of Trenton, DOSCO Trenton Works, and Sports in Trenton. Illustrated with many b&w photos and many advertisements from local businesses. Good condition, card covers are creased and a little soiled; some pencil writing.
$16.00
#L 46
The River That Isn't
A Tale of Survival and Prosperity: River Bourgeois, Cape Breton, 1714-1994

Samson, Garvie

1995 reprint; softcover; 260 pp. Illustrated with many b&w photos. Crease to lower front cover corner; Library and Archives Canada surplus stamp inside back cover; contents are clean.
$12.00
#L9
Early History of Dorchester and the Surrounding Area

Milner, W.C.

1967 reprint of 1932 edition; stapled booklet, with green card covers; 37 pp. Includes short descriptions of some of the early families and businesses. In good condition, but some ink notations here and there.
$22.00
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History of Shaw Island

Eaton, Keith

1984; Lancelot Press; softcover; 100 pp. Shaw Island is at the mouth of Chester Basin in Mahone Bay, only about 200 yards from the Nova Scotia shore at Eisner Point. The island has also been known as Weber Island, Moser Island and Hume Island since 1765. The book is inscribed and signed by the author on the ffep with a lengthy note. Well illustrated with lots of b&w photos. In very good condition, but some scuffing and creasing to covers.
$12.00
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Guysborough Sketches and Essays

Jost, A.C.

1950, Kentville Publishing Company; hardcover in navy blue cloth with gilt lettering; 414 pp. The history of Guysborough County, including information on early residents inlcuding pre-Loyalist settlers, St. Augustine settlers, Hallowell Grant settlers and the Duke of Cumberland's Regiment and the Sixtieth Regiment. Some wear to covers; contents are clean.
$85.00

Prince Edward Island

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E-4
Eminent Islanders
Prince Edward Island:
From French Colony to the Cradle of Confederation

McMillan, Charles J.

2007; AuthorHouse; soft cover; 409 pp including index. Illustrated with b&w photos. Inscribed and signed by the auhor on the title page. Good condition, minor bumps to card covers - the contents appear to be clean. Note: this is a heavy book which will affect postage.
$12.00
D-11
Them Times

Weale, David

1992; softcover; Institute of Island Studies; 120 pp. Fourth printing, 1993. Stories of Prince Edward Island. Previous owner's address label on ffep. The contents are clean.
$8.00
C-5
The Historic Churches of Prince Edward Island

Smith, H. M. Scott

1986; The Boston Mills Press; soft cover; 119 pp. Illustrated with b&w and colour photos, a few drawings and and one map. Minor bumps to card covers; otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.

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B-1
A Century of Women

Zonta Club of Charlottetown


nd; Dillon Printing Company; softcover; 107 pp. "... a collection of interesting information on some of the women who have contributed their abilities in one or more different walks in life". Includes articles on women who contributed to PEI life and were born no later than 1902. In good condition.

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A-20
Dictionary of Prince Edward Island English

Pratt, T.K., ed.

1988; hardcover with dj; unpaginated, approx 200 pp. Alphabetic listing and explanations of words and phrases unique to PEI. The binding is a little skewed, previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. The contents are clean.
$18.00
A-17
Cradled in the Waves

Croteau, J.T.

1951; Ryerson Press; hardcover; 149 pp. "In the Maritime Provinces of Canada, in the 1930's small groups of people working and learning together, using the techniques of economic co-operation and adult education, came to grips with the economic stagnation that was threatening their very existence. ... This book is the story of what took place in Prince Edward Island." First edition in a worn, torn and chipped dj. End papers are maps of PEI. Contents are clean.
$12.00
A-14
Land, Settlement, and Politics on Eighteenth-Century Prince Edward Island

Bumstead, J.M.

1987; McGill-Queen's University Press; hard cover with dj; 238 pp including index. Other than a pen mark line on the ffep, the book is in very good condition.

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A-8
"A Very Fine Class of Immigrants"
Prince Edward Island's Scottish Pioneers, 1770-1850

Campey, Lucille H.

2001; Natural Heritage Books; softcover; 184 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos. Indexes include lists of ships landing in PEI and some passenger lists. Good condition with minor cover scuffs to covers.

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14-16
The Myricks of Tignish 1853-1969

Myrick, Carolyn E.

1995; Carolyn Myrick; softcover; 140 pp. Stated first edition. History of the Myrick family in Tignish PEI. Tignish is a fishing community located in western Prince County, PEI. Includes a family tree and many black and white photographs. Good condition with minor cover scuffs and creases.

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Newfoundland and Labrador

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E-8
A History of the Church Lads' Brigade in Newfoundland
100th Anniversary

Pritchett, Captain Sterling D.

1991; Creative Publishers; large soft cover; 211 pp including index. Illustrated with b&w photos throughout. Connected with the Anglican Church of Newfoundland. Scuffing and wear to card covers - the contents appear to be clean.
$18.00
E-4
Remarkable Women
of Newfoundland and Labrador

St. John's Local Council of Women

1976; Valhalla Press Canada; soft cover; 78 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos and sketches. Scuffing and wear to card covers - the contents appear to be clean.
$12.00
C-20
The Story of St John's Newfoundland
Volume I: The Oldest City
Volume II: A Seaport Legacy

O'Neill, Paul

1975 and 1976; Press Porcepic; hard covers with djs; 1040 pp including index in Volume II. Illustrated with b&w photos. Good solid condition - minor wear to the djs; Volume I shows some age colouration to pages; gift inscription opposite first title page in Volume II.

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C-15
Silk Robes & Sou'westers
The Supreme Court 1791-1991
A Cautious Beginning, The Court of Civil Jurisdiction 1791

English, Christopher and Christopher Curran

1991; Jesperson Press; stapled booklet; 39 pp. An illustrated essay in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the establishment of the Supreme Court of Civil Jurisdiction in 1791. Illustrated with b&w drawings, photographs and documents. Minor wear to card covers - the contents appear clean.
$12.00
C-10
The Irish in Newfoundland
1623-1800

McCarthy, Michael J.


1982; Harry Cuff Publications; soft cover; 62 pp. Includes a list of convicts landed in Newfoundland, 1789, giving age, where born and their crime and sentence. Compliments of Canada Council stamp on ffep; some wear to card covers, one creased page, contents appear clean

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C-5
True Newfoundlanders
Early Homes and Families of Newfoundland and Labrador

McBurney, Margaret and Mary Byers

1997; Boston Mills Press; hard cover with dj; 240 pp including index. Illustrated with b&w and colour photos. Photography by John de Visser. The book appears to be in good condition.
$16.00
B-19
Eighteenth Century Newfoundland

Head, C. Grant

1976; McClelland & Stewart; soft cover; 296 pp, including index. Carleton Library Series No 99. Illustrated with b&w photos, graphs and charts. Some age colouring to pages - the contents appear clean and the binding is solid.

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A-14
The Last Stronghold
The Scottish Gaelic Traditions of Newfoundland

Bennett, Margaret

1989; Breakwater Books; softcover; 199 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos. The book is in very good condition.

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A-14
The Coldest Harbour of the Land
Simon Stock and Lord Baltimore's Colony in Newfoundland, 1621-1649

Codignola, Luca

1988; McGill-Queen's University Press; hard cover; 229 pp including index. Excellent condition and the contents are clean.
$26.00
L14-13
Leaving Newfoundland
A History of Out-Migration

Nolan, Stephen

2007; Flanker Press; soft cover; 179 pp. "Leaving Newfoundland tells the dramatic story of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and their bid to survive in a place of uncomprimising hardship." Illustrated with b&w and colour photos. Good condition.
$9.00
#L 48
The Miners of Wabana

Weir, Gail

1989; Breakwater Books; softcover; 142 pp. One of Canada's Atlantic Folklore - Folklife Series. The story of the iron ore miners of Bell Island. Illustrated with b&w photos. Very good condition.
$15.00
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Trail Wanderings - A Folk History of Bay Bulls Newfoundland

Maloney, Queen

St. John's, Nfld: Creative Publishers, 1994. 117 pp. Softcover with photographs of the area on front cover. Mrs. Queen Maloney (Mary Elizabeth Glynn) wrote a column called "Trail Wanderings" for over 20 years. These columns along with photographs and items from her personal scrapbook provided much of the material for this book. Bay Bulls is located on the southern shore of the Avalon Peninsula and is one of the oldest settlements in Newfoundland. Good condition overall - some creasing and scuffing to card covers; contents are clean. Well illustrated.
$12.00
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A Gift of Heritage - Historic Architecture of St. John's

Drawings by Jean M. Bell

1975, Valhalla Press by arrangement with the Newfoundland Historic Trust; softcover; unpaginated but includes 45 numbered single page sketches of historic buildings plus descriptive text for each; beige cardstock covers with white and black lettering. Well illustrated. Back endpapers have a map showing the location of all the buildings discussed. Minor wear to covers; contents are clean.
$12.00

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