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ACADIENSIA NOVA (1598-1779).  VOLUME I.  NEW AND UNPUBLISHED DOCUMENTS AND OTHER DATA RELATING TO ACADIA (NOVA SCOTIA, NEW BRUNSWICK, MAINE, ETC.), Morse, William Inglis, editor.
61 Morse, William Inglis, editor. ACADIENSIA NOVA (1598-1779). VOLUME I. NEW AND UNPUBLISHED DOCUMENTS AND OTHER DATA RELATING TO ACADIA (NOVA SCOTIA, NEW BRUNSWICK, MAINE, ETC.)
Bernard Quartich, London, 1935, number 285 of a limited edition of 375 copies. 
222 pp, 8vo (8 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Top edge gilt. VOLUME I ONLY. B&w maps, photographs, reproductions - collated. Errata slip tipped in. Contents: List of Illustrations; Preface; Bibliography; Introduction (Extracting fiction from history - Range of inquiry - Ancient bounds of Acadie - Influence of geographical discovery - Loss of documents - Age of Louis XIV and his colonial policy: missions and fisheries; Authenticity and history of the documents - Watermarks - Social conditions); Chapter I (Minute of Condition between Sir William Alexander and Duncan Forbes, 1625, and Document of Council for New England, 1634-5, with Biographical details and other observations); Chapter II (Account of the Voyage of Monsieur de Meulles to Acadie, 1685-1686); Chapter III (Original and unpublished Census of Acadie by Gargas, 1687-1688); Chapter IV (Sojourn of Gargas in Acadie, 1687-1688); Chapter V (Letter of Vincent de Saccardy relating to Acadie, from Rochelles, 12th January 1690). Slight wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor soiling on edges of text block. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light rubbing and soiling, darkening to the edge of flaps and flap-folds. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
NOVA SCOTIA - CANADA'S OCEAN PLAYGROUND., N/A.
62 N/A. NOVA SCOTIA - CANADA'S OCEAN PLAYGROUND.
Bureau of Information, Department of Highways, Nova Scotia, (1932). 
38 pp, 9" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Pictorial cover showing the 'Bluenose' on rear, sailing ships and bathers on front. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs of sailing, fishing, touring, scenery, hotels, etc. - each page is framed in yellow and pale green with drawings of seagulls in the top corners. Inside of front cover shows colour illustrations of S.S. Majestic and R.M.S. Aquitainia - inside of rear cover shows colour view of apple blossoms of Annapolis Valley. Th e u n p a g i nated centrefold comprises a double-page map showing the highways, railways and steamship routes from eastern Canada and the U.S. to Nova Scotia and there are two pages of text giving travel information. Light edge wear, tiny soiling m a rk a nd s ma ll scuff on front cover, a few small foxing marks on rear cover, two soft creases down front cover and on first few pages. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
BELL AND BALDWIN:  THEIR DEVELOPMENT OF AERODROMES AND HYDRODROMES AT BADDECK, NOVA SCOTIA., Parkin, J.H.
63 Parkin, J.H. BELL AND BALDWIN: THEIR DEVELOPMENT OF AERODROMES AND HYDRODROMES AT BADDECK, NOVA SCOTIA.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 
555 pp, 9 1/4" H. Map endpapers, b&w photographs, tables (several fold-out). "(P)resents a detailed chronicle of the fascinating experiments in aerial flight and with hydrofoil craft conducted by Dr. (Alexander Graham) Bell and his engineering assistant and collaborators, Frederick Walker (Casey) Baldwin, at Baddeck, Nova Scotia. Bell was the chairman and Baldwin the chief engineer of the Aerial Experiment Association (1907-9), a group founded, inspired, and financed by Mrs. Bell: the successes of the Association, were based largely on logical, step-by-step development under the guiding genius of Dr. Bell. The detailed, day-by-day records of the group's operations kept by Dr. Bell make abundantly clear that his scientific and technical contributions, and his guidance and criticism, were of great importance to the development of aviation and hydrofoils. His keen analytical and deductive mind was at its best in analysing failures and propounding remedies, as in the suggestion of the aileron following the crash of the 'Red Wing'. Dr. Parkin provides here a brief description of Bell's amazing kite experiments, which extended over many years, and led to his powered- flight projects; and, to place the work of Bell and Baldwin in proper perspective, and to enable their accomplishments to be assessed, he has included a brief record of the prior art, including descriptions of the machines, early designers, builders, and pilots, including the Wrights, the Voisins, Bleriot, and Santos Dumont. He also presents the hitherto unpublished details of the remarkable development of hydrofoil craft at Baddeck, culminating after many years, in the spectacular achievement, in 1919, of 70.85 miles per hour, by the HD-4, the fastest craft afloat at that time." *Pages 463 through 494 plus one fold-out table are duplicated* Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine, one small edge tear a few tiny edge tears, minor rubbing, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
A NEW BRUNSWICK ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE., Peck, Mary Biggar.  Foreword by George F.G. Stanley.
64 Peck, Mary Biggar. Foreword by George F.G. Stanley. A NEW BRUNSWICK ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE.
Willowdale, Ontario Hounslow Press 1987 0888820968 / 9780888820969 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
144 pp, oblong 8vo (8 1/2" H x 10 5/8" D). "Mary Biggar Peck has selected over 160 black and white photos from 1885 to 1955, dividing them into nine sections under headings such as, 'Rural Life', 'War and Disaster', and 'Ceremony and Celebration'. Each section is arranged, when possible, in chronological order. Fishermen and steelworkers, farmers and firemen, sailors and students, parents and children are captured at work, at school, and at play. Towns, bridges, buildings, parades, and picnics illuminate this glimpse of a vanished way of life. These, of course, are photographs of life in New Brunswick and, as such, they present a living history of that province and its people." Very small dint on first few pages - from bump on inside of front board, light edge wear, waviness to edges of text block. Dust jacket has a small and a tiny edge tear with creases on rear panel (archivally taped), two tiny dints on rear hinge, light rubbing/indentation lines on rear panel, slight fading to color on spine and hinges, light glue residue at bottom edge of spine and hinge areas. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
A NEW BRUNSWICK ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE., Peck, Mary Biggar.  Foreword by George F.G. Stanley.
65 Peck, Mary Biggar. Foreword by George F.G. Stanley. A NEW BRUNSWICK ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE.
Willowdale, Ontario Hounslow Press 1987 0888820968 / 9780888820969 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
144 pp, oblong 8vo (8 1/2" H x 10 5/8" D). "Mary Biggar Peck has selected over 160 black and white photos from 1885 to 1955, dividing them into nine sections under headings such as, 'Rural Life', 'War and Disaster', and 'Ceremony and Celebration'. Each section is arranged, when possible, in chronological order. Fishermen and steelworkers, farmers and firemen, sailors and students, parents and children are captured at work, at school, and at play. Towns, bridges, buildings, parades, and picnics illuminate this glimpse of a vanished way of life. These, of course, are photographs of life in New Brunswick and, as such, they present a living history of that province and its people." 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
A NOVA SCOTIA ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE., Peck, Mary Biggar.  Foreword by Harry Bruce.
66 Peck, Mary Biggar. Foreword by Harry Bruce. A NOVA SCOTIA ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE.
Willowdale, Ontario Hounslow Press 1989 0888821166 / 9780888821164 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ 
159 pp, oblong (8 3/4" H x 10 5/8" D). "Perhaps nothing evokes a particular time and place more vividly than photographs: the stiff family studio portraits of the Victorians, sad formal pictures of young men standing proudly in their wartime uniforms, grainy snapshots depicting people in the 'new look' clothes of the 1940s. (The author) has selected over 160 black and white photographs from the 1890s to the 1950s, divinding them into ten sections under headings such as, 'Rural Life', 'War and Disaster', 'On Sea and Shore', and 'Ceremony and Celebration'. Each section is arranged, when possible, in chronological order. Fishermen and miners, farmers and firemen, sailors and students, parents and children are captured at work, at school, and at play. Towns, stations, ships, parades, plays and picnics illuminate this glimpse of a vanished way of life." Light edge wear - mostly on bottom edge. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND SAYINGS., Pratt, T.K. and Burke, Scott.
67 Pratt, T.K. and Burke, Scott. PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND SAYINGS.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1998 0802009204 / 9780802009203 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
169 pp, small 4to, (10" H). "(I)ncludes more than 1,000 proverbs, folk sayings, catchphrases, and idioms characteristic of the speech and attitudes of Prince Edward Islanders. Laid out in 72 themes ranging from food and mood to work and weather, the volume is instructive, easy to use, and entertaining. Meticulously researched, (this book) offers a unique blend of the scholarly and popular. (It) features a table of themes, full cross-references, maps, and an extensive index. " Dust jacket has tiny scuff on rear hinge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
68 Proulx, Gilles. BETWEEN FRANCE AND NEW FRANCE: LIFE ABOARD THE TALL SAILING SHIPS.
Toronto Dundurn Press 1984 0919670814 / 9780919670815 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
173 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H). B&w and color illustrations - photographs, maps, drawings, plans. "(A)n absorbing look at life aboard the sailing vessels which plied the North Atlantic during the French colonial era in North America. Focusing on the first half of the eighteenth century and the Seven Years' War period, this book analyses four major aspects of the crossing: maritime traffic and the outfit of vessels; the Atlantic course and navigation; the people and their occupations; and life aboard the ship. Together they present a fascinating view of sea life. Gilles Proulx has used official correspondence between the Minister of Marine and the Canadian colonial authorities, and the papers siezed on boarded vessels, as well as over one hundred log-books and personal diaries, to obtain a wealth of detail about the rigours of the colonial shipboard experience." Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one tiny corner bump. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, small faint line indentation on front panel, very light rubbing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE SCOT IN BRITISH NORTH AMERICA.  4 VOLUME SET., Rattray, W.J.
69 Rattray, W.J. THE SCOT IN BRITISH NORTH AMERICA. 4 VOLUME SET.
Toronto Maclear 1880 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - 
Four volumes, bevelled boards covered in blue cloth with gilt/black/blue lettering and decoration on spines and front boards. Brown endpapers to volumes I & II, white to volumes III & IV. Tissue-covered b&w portrait frontispiece in each volume. Pagination runs consecutively through the set - 1197 pages in total, plus publisher's advertising. Publication began in 1880 and concluded with volume IV in 1883. Contents - Volume I: The Scots at Home (The Land and the People / Early History / The War of Independence / Religion in Scotland - The Reformation and the Covenant / The Highlanders and Jacobitism / The Women and the Homes of Scotland / General Summary); The Scot Across the Sea (Abroad / Early Conquest and Colonization / British Rule after the Conquest). Volume II: The Scot in Public Life (The War of 1812 / Colonial Government down to 1791 / Constitutional Rule prior to 1812 / From 1815 to 1841 / Canada from 1840 to 1867). Volume III: The Scot in Public Life, continued (The Maritime Provinces from 1837 to 1867 / The Dominion from 1867 to 1882); The Scot in Professional Life (Universities and Colleges / The Churches / The Legal Profession). Volume IV: The Scot in the North-West (The Country and its early History / British Fur-hunting, and Settlement / The Rival Companies and Lord Selkirk / The Company and Colonization / The Canadian Pacific Railway / The Influx of Settlement / British Columbia / Journalism and Literature / Addenda). The books bear contemporary ownership blindstamps/signatures/dates of the Hume family of Galt. Some light rubbing/wear to edges, corners of boards and top/bottom of spine; light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine; wrinkling/rubbing to endpapers of the first two volumes; very light toning to edges of textblock - a little more on bottom; a few minor marks to text, but overall a clean, tight, handsome set, protected by removable stiff mylar jackets. 
Price: 225.00 USD
 
 
AFRICA'S CHILDREN: A HISTORY OF BLACKS IN YARMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA., Robart-Johnson, Sharon.
70 Robart-Johnson, Sharon. AFRICA'S CHILDREN: A HISTORY OF BLACKS IN YARMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA.
Toronto Natural Heritage 2009 1550028626 / 9781550028621 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
236 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "Chronicling the history of Black families of the Yarmouth area of Nova Scotia, (this book) is a mirror image of the hopes and despairs and the achievements and injustices that mark the early stories of many African-Canadians. This extensively researched history traces the lives of those people, still enslaved at the time, who arrived with the influx of Black Loyalists and landed in Shelburne in 1783, as well as those who had come with their masters as early as 1767. Their migration to a new home did little to improve their overall living conditions, a situation that would persist for many years throughout Yarmouth County. By drawing on a comprehen-sive range of sources that include census and cemetery records, church and school histories, libraries, museums, oral histories, newspapers, wills, 'The Black Loyalist Directory', and many others, this is a history that has been overlooked for far too long. " Inside - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
AFRICA'S CHILDREN: A HISTORY OF BLACKS IN YARMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA., Robart-Johnson, Sharon.
71 Robart-Johnson, Sharon. AFRICA'S CHILDREN: A HISTORY OF BLACKS IN YARMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA.
Toronto Natural Heritage 2009 1550028626 / 9781550028621 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 
236 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "Chronicling the history of Black families of the Yarmouth area of Nova Scotia, (this book) is a mirror image of the hopes and despairs and the achievements and injustices that mark the early stories of many African-Canadians. This extensively researched history traces the lives of those people, still enslaved at the time, who arrived with the influx of Black Loyalists and landed in Shelburne in 1783, as well as those who had come with their masters as early as 1767. Their migration to a new home did little to improve their overall living conditions, a situation that would persist for many years throughout Yarmouth County. By drawing on a comprehen-sive range of sources that include census and cemetery records, church and school histories, libraries, museums, oral histories, newspapers, wills, 'The Black Loyalist Directory', and many others, this is a history that has been overlooked for far too long. " Interior - small light stain on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing on rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE HALIFAX DISASTER, DECEMBER 6, 1917., Robinson, Ernest Fraser/
72 Robinson, Ernest Fraser/ THE HALIFAX DISASTER, DECEMBER 6, 1917.
St Catharines, Ontario Vanwell 1997 1551250071 / 9781551250076 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good - 
64 pp, 7 1/2" H. B&w photographs, maps. "It was a typical winter morning in Halifax. Ships of war passing in the Narrows, kids going to school, stores opening up, trains pulling in along the waterfront. Then suddenly BOOM! There's a tremendous explosion! In a terrific blast of fire and wind whole city blocks are levelled, reduced to rubble. Deadly showers of glass, bricks and red-hot metal spray everywhere, doing enormous damage and causing many deaths. Hundreds of people are buried alive in buildings which have collapsed. The 'Mont Blanc', a small freighter carrying high explosives, collided with another ship in the Narrows. She caught fire, the explosives ignited and she was blown from the face of the earth!" Soft crease and small areas of color loss due to sticker removal on front cover, very minor edge wear. Postage for this light item will be reduced to most destinations. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
73 Robinson, Ernest Fraser/ THE HALIFAX DISASTER, DECEMBER 6, 1917.
St Catharines, Ontario Vanwell 1997 1551250071 / 9781551250076 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good 
64 pp, 7 1/2" H. B&w photographs, maps. "It was a typical winter morning in Halifax. Ships of war passing in the Narrows, kids going to school, stores opening up, trains pulling in along the waterfront. Then suddenly BOOM! There's a tremendous explosion! In a terrific blast of fire and wind whole city blocks are levelled, reduced to rubble. Deadly showers of glass, bricks and red-hot metal spray everywhere, doing enormous damage and causing many deaths. Hundreds of people are buried alive in buildings which have collapsed. The 'Mont Blanc', a small freighter carrying high explosives, collided with another ship in the Narrows. She caught fire, the explosives ignited and she was blown from the face of the earth!" Postage for this light item will be reduced to most destinations. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, small area of sticker removal marks on front cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE SELECTED JOURNALS OF L.M. MONTGOMERY.  VOLUME I: 1889-1910., Rubio, Mary & Waterston, Elizabeth, editors.  (L.M. Montgomery - Lucy Maud Montgomery.)
74 Rubio, Mary & Waterston, Elizabeth, editors. (L.M. Montgomery - Lucy Maud Montgomery.) THE SELECTED JOURNALS OF L.M. MONTGOMERY. VOLUME I: 1889-1910.
Toronto Oxford University Press 1985 019540503X / 9780195405033 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
424 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs, maps, genealogical chart. The first volume of 'The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery' "takes her to 1910, the year before her marriage, when she left Prince Edward Island. It recounts her schooldays in Cavendish, redolent with incidents, impressions, and romantic 'crushes' that found their way into her fiction; a year spent in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, with her father and stepmother; a year of study at Prince of Wales College in Charlottetown, where she trained to be a teacher, and another at Dalhousie University; her teaching years; a powerful infatuation with the son of a family she lived with; a long and mostly unhappy period of keeping house for her grandmother; and the publication of 'Anne of Green Gables'. The autobiographical content will fasciant every devoted reader of the Anne books. But the Montgomery journals are especially interesting because they provide a unique social history and the privilege of viewing closely the life of a remarkable woman. Comprising perhaps the most vivid and detailed memoir in Canadian letters, the journals will join 'Anne of Green Gables' in ensuring Montgomery's lasting place in Canadian liter-ature." Very light browning to pages and edges of text block, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor soiling, light wrinkling and a few tiny tears at top of spine, some waviness on rear panel, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
A VICTORIAN NOVA SCOTIA CHRISTMAS., Simmons, Molly.  (Molly Trapnell Critchley.)
75 Simmons, Molly. (Molly Trapnell Critchley.) A VICTORIAN NOVA SCOTIA CHRISTMAS.
Nimbus, Halifax, NS, 1994. 
48 pp, 8 1/4" H, hard cover (glazed pictorial boards - no dust jacket (as issued). ISBN 1551090724 Patterned endpapers, charming colour illustrations throughout. "It's Christmas Eve in the fair town of Amherst, Nova Scotia, and sparkling snowflak es crown the pointed roofs of houses as stately as Victorian ladies. It has been a day of well-loved traditions: visits to the ill and elderly, candlelight services, and a favourite story told by Father at the fireside. And upstairs in the a t t i c , a little girl has just found a long-lost treasure that will make tomorrow a Christmas to remember for years to come. Molly Simmons, author and illustrator, was that little girl in the attic, and it is through the eyes of a child that she r ek in dl es all the warmth, wonder, and tradition of a time gone by." Includes a menu for Christmas dinner and the following recipes: Consomme; Consomme with Herbs; Roast Turkey; Bread and Onion Sauce; Dressing; Cranberry Sauce; Mother's Mince Pie Fi lli ng; Ch r istmas Pudding; Snow Pudding; Lemon Sauce; English Trifle; Brandy Balls. Very minor rubbing, two very tiny dints on top edge of rear board. Near Fine 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
76 Snow, Hank. With Jack Ownbey and Bob Burris. THE HANK SNOW STORY.
Urbana University of Illinois Press / Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame 1994 0252020898 / 9780252020896 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
555 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "(Traces Hank Snow's) life from humble beginnings, through his emergence as an entertainer in Canada, the United States, and throughout the world, to his stature as one of the most influential figures in country music today. But more than a rags-to-riches memoir, this book presents Hank's life and career in his own voice, with remarkable candor and incredible detail. It provides the first extensive look at the early development of country music in Canada, reveals the inner workings of the music industry (including Hank's vital and unsung role in launching Elvis Presley's career), frankly discusses the nonglamorous side of stardom, and offers the reflections of an outspoken artist who has been professionally involved with country music for nearly sixty years. Through Ernest Tubb's intercession, he made his debut on Nashville's Grand Ole Opry. Disheartened by the lack of audience response, Hank nearly abandoned his dream. Then he recorded a song he had written, 'I'm Movin' On'. It climbed to the top of the charts, staying at number one for twenty-nine weeks. More hits followed, and his life and career changed forever. Over the years, Hank has entertained servicepeople on military bases in Korea, Europe, and Vietnam. Remembering his own (difficult) childhood, he established the Hank Snow Foundation for the Prevention of Child Abuse. (He was) elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame and to the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame." Minor twist to spine. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling otherwise clean and bright. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
77 Staebler, Edna. CAPE BRETON HARBOUR.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1972 0771082886 / 9780771082887 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good- Tom Anthes. Signed by Author
176 pp, 9 1/4" H. Signed by author on title page. "The spell of the sea will be on you as you read this finely illustrated story of Edna Staebler's discovery of a small fishing village on the Cabot Trail. Like a found seashell, or a pocketful of sand, the book will talk to you of people, the sound of gulls and the sea, long after you have read it. A lone stranger, determined to leave the bleak hamlet on the next bus, Edna was soon listenening to the codfishermen, to children on the wharf, and to a man who wanted a woman 'not for t'rills, but for darned socks and mashed potatoes'. She went swordfishing on the 'Devil Diver', hitch-hiking over the mountains, and grew to love the people, who in turn accepted her into their lives. Here is an intimate look at what so many people mean when they picture 'the Maritimes', as it used to be." Very minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, one tiny chip, three small edge tears archivally taped, slight fading to spine color, light rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
78 Stephenson, Joan, ed. LETTERS TO LEVI: A YOUNG FISHERMAN'S MAIL.
Roseway, Lockeport, Nova Scotia, (1991), Ist ed. 
92 pp, 8vo, soft cover. A collection of letters found in an old sea chest that belonged to Levi Thomas (1872-1933) who lived in Blanche at the southwest tip of Nova Scotia. The letters were from his sister in Massachusetts, who encouraged Levi to move near her where work was more plentiful (which he did), and later letters from his family and friends back in Blanche. The last letter is the only one written by Levi to his brother James. It is a remarkable story and window on the lives of or dinary people and their trials and amusements. Minor wear to edges of covers, front hinge crease, soft crease at bottom of front cover, water mark 1/2" dia. on front hinge, minor scuffing to covers. VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE GREAT AWAKENING IN NOVA SCOTIA, 1760-1791., Stewart, Gordon T., edited with introduction by.
79 Stewart, Gordon T., edited with introduction by. DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE GREAT AWAKENING IN NOVA SCOTIA, 1760-1791.
Toronto The Champlain Society 1982 Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
299 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). Orange/red cloth with gilt lettering/crest on spine, top edge gilt. No. 721 of an edition of sixteen hundred and fifty printed for the Champlain Society. B&w frontispiece, map. Contents: Preface; Introduction; Documents - A Return of the Settlers with Their Stock of the Township of Yarmouth, June 1764; Letters from John Winslow to John Hancock, Chignecto, May 12, 1768; The Memorial of the Congregational Church in Cornwallis in the County of Kings County in the Province of Nova Scotia, Cornwallis, November 8, 1769; Bejamin Gerrish and Malachy Salter to the Reverend Mr. Andrew Eliot, Halifax, January 18, 1770; The Records of the Church of Jebogue in Yarmouth, Together with an Historical Account of the First Settlement of Yarmouth by the English - The First Ministering of the Word - The Erection of the First Meetinghouse - The Coming of Mr. Henry Alline and Other Preachers to Yarmouth and the Effects which Followed, etc., (1761-1762); The Rev. Mr. Henry Alline's Life &c. (1741-1784); Index. Two rub lines across bottom of text block, very light bumping to corners. light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
FROM THE GROUND UP:  THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS OF McCAIN FOODS., Stoffman, Daniel.  With Tony Van Leersum.
80 Stoffman, Daniel. With Tony Van Leersum. FROM THE GROUND UP: THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS OF McCAIN FOODS.
Toronto McCain Foods 2007 097837200X / 9780978372002 Hard Cover Very Good - Very Good 
250 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). B&w and colour photographs. "Nobody, least of all the McCain brothers, imagined that the little frozen foods plant they opened in 1957 would, before the century was over, make Florenceville into the French fry capital of the world. Wallace and Harrison McCain worked hard and played hard and turned their family's name into the most famous Canadian brand in the world. Because they knew people were their most important asset, they hired and trained enthusiastic, independent thinkers to help them build McCain Foods into a global powerhouse in the frozen food industry. In doing so, they benefited not just themselves but thousands of employees all over the world as well as the millions of consumers who enjoy the convenience and nutritional benefits of McCain products. It's an amazing Canadian success story. How did they do it? That's what this book is about." Previous owner's name/info. on free front endpaper has been blacked-out with marker and covered with a bookplate - marker migrates through page, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine., one small corner bump. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very light rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
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IN THE WAKE OF THE WIND-SHIPS:  NOTES, RECORDS AND BIOGRAPHIES PERTAINING TO THE SQUARE-RIGGED MERCHANT MARINE OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA., Wallace, Frederick William.
IN THE WAKE OF THE WIND-SHIPS: NOTES, RECORDS AND BIOGRAPHIES PERTAINING TO THE SQUARE-RIGGED MERCHANT MARINE OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA.
Wallace, Frederick William.
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MACASKILL:  SEASCAPES AND SAILING SHIPS., Bruce, Harry & Darrach, Claude.  Foreword by Sherman Hines.  Preface By Thomas H. Raddall.
MACASKILL: SEASCAPES AND SAILING SHIPS.
Bruce, Harry & Darrach, Claude. Foreword by Sherman Hines. Preface By Thomas H. Raddall.
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Ernest Buckler Remembered., Bissell, Claude.
Ernest Buckler Remembered.
Bissell, Claude.
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THE MARITIME RIGHTS MOVEMENT, 1919-1927: A STUDY IN CANADIAN REGIONALISM., Forbes, Ernest R.
THE MARITIME RIGHTS MOVEMENT, 1919-1927: A STUDY IN CANADIAN REGIONALISM.
Forbes, Ernest R.
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