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  • BOWMAN, John Clarke
    ISLE OF DEMONS

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Dial Press, 1953. Octavo, grey cloth and yellow boards, endpaper maps, yellow top page edges. pp (vi), 362. Fine copy, no owner names. Price-clipped jacket has creases tears at foot of spine and adjacent corner of front panel, nicks at head of spine, slight rubbing to spine folds, VG otherwise. An historical novel of New France in the 16th century. Cartier is a character. The Isle of Demons is a legendary land once believed to exist on Quirpon Island, Newfoundland

    Book ID: 36145
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  • CASHIN, Peter, Major
    MY LIFE AND TIMES 1890-1919. Edited by R.E. Buehler

    Edition: First Edition

    Portugal Cove, Newfoundland: Breakwater Books, 1976. The paper issue. Photographic card covers. pp [2], x, 215, [3]. Photos in text. Light cover rubbing, corner clipped from front fly leaf, ink owner name at front, VG otherwise. Noted Newfoundland politician, staunch opponent of Confederation, veteran of WWI.

    Book ID: 43893
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  • GRENFELL, Wilfred Thomason
    NORTHERN NEIGHBOURS

    Edition: First UK edition

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date (1923). Octavo, red cloth lettered in black (spine) and blind (font cover). pp (319) + frontispiece and 5 other plates from photos. Spine a bit sunned with small damp spot and slight darkening to lower portion; lacking the front free endpaper; white tape repair to front inner hinge; private owner name rubber stamped twice at front; corner crease to half-title leaf and frontispiece; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. A book about Labrador. Watters p. 302 classifies as fiction, in error I believe.

    Book ID: 42324
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  • HAMILTON, William B.
    PLACE NAMES OF ATLANTIC CANADA

    Edition: First printing

    Univerity of Toronto Press, 1996. Octavo, blue cloth. pp x, 502. Bibliography. Fine copy. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 45710
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  • ANDRIEUX, J.P.
    PROHIBITION AND ST. PIERRE. When distillers and rum runners made France's colony off Newfoundland a principal centre for the liquor trade

    Edition: First Edition

    Lincoln, Ontario: W.F. Rannie, 1993. Octavo, card covers. pp 144. Many photos. VG clean copy. ; Octavo 001995300x

    Condition: Very Good

    Book ID: 36204
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  • BOILEAU, Lambert de
    RECOLLECTIONS OF LABRADOR LIFE. Edited and with an Introduction by Thomas F. Bredin

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1969. Octavo, grey boards. pp (xviii), 134. Fine copy. Dust jacket spine faintly darkened, else fine. First published London, 1861. 0770002633

    Book ID: 44601
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  • PARKER, John P.
    SAILS OF THE MARITIMES: the story of the three- and four-masted cargo schooners of Atlantic Canada 1859-1929

    Halifax: Maritime Museum of Canada, 1961. Second printing. Quarto, pale grey boards. pp 226 (including folding frontispiece of the Cutty Sark) + plates + 2 folding diagrams of tern schooners. List of ships, index. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket is lightly yellowed, VG otherwise. Note:1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Book ID: 36731
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  • Mackay, Donald C
    Silversmiths and Related Craftsmen of the Atlantic Provinces

    Edition: First Edition

    Halifax, N.S: Petheric Press, 1973. Paper issue. Quarto. pp vi,133. Photos and plus extensive legend reproducing maker's marks from 1776 to 1900. A little leaned, else a VG clean and tight copy, no owner names.

    Book ID: 21841
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  • VAN SCHAICK, George (1861-1924)
    SWEETAPPLE COVE. With a frontispiece by George W. Gage

    Edition: First Edition

    Boston: Small, Maynard, 1914. Light brown cloth gilt lettered, with colour pictorial label on front cover. pp (6), 386 + colour frontispiece with tissue guard. Spine gilt darkened and flaked, a couple soil spots to rear cover, page edges yellowed, soft bump to upper outer corner of text, else a VG clean and unworn copy. A novel set in Newfoundland. US author. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 50857
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  • McGill University. Sub-arctic Research Laboratory, Schefferville, Que.
    Ten years (1954-1964) of field research in Labrador-Ungava

    Montreal: Department of Geography, McGill University, 1966. Quarto, cream card covers with cloth backstrip. pp 289. Photos, graphs, maps. McGill sub-arctic research papers no. 20. Corner crease to rear cover and last two leaves, VG otherwise. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 45364
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  • THAT CHRISTMAS IN PEACE HAVEN and THREE EYES by GRENFELL, Wilfred Thomason
    GRENFELL, Wilfred Thomason
    THAT CHRISTMAS IN PEACE HAVEN and THREE EYES

    Edition: First separate edition

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1923. Light green decorated boards printed in darker green and purple. pp (iv), 55, (2, blank), (2, ads), (1, blank). Includes frontispiece drawing by Kleber Hall. Faint spine darkening; Xmas, 1923, ink gift inscription at front; else fine. Very pale green jacket is externally sunned to cream; light tanning to spine and margins of panels; else fine, flap price intact. The title story originally appeared in TALES OF THE LABRADOR (1916). Watters p 302. Publisher's Evergreen Series. Quite a nice copy of an uncommon Grenfell book, scarce in jacket. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; 16mo

    Book ID: 37627
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  • NORMAN, Howard
    THE BIRD ARTIST

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1994. Cloth & boards. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. A novel set in Newfoundland in 1911 by a fine American writer who lived in Canada for many years, where it has set most of his fiction. It was nominated for a National Book Award.

    Book ID: 46804
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  • THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHT by DUNCAN, Norman
    DUNCAN, Norman
    THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHT

    Edition: First Canadian Edition

    Toronto: Henry Frowde, 1907. Blue pictorial cloth stamped in black and gilt, gilt lettered, title page printed in red and black, green illustrated endpapers. pp (viii), (344). Book just a little leaned; page edges lightly yellowed; soft vertical ridge to spine; else fine. A nautical novel of Newfoundland and Labrador by a Canadian author. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 49410
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  • THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHT by DUNCAN, Norman
    DUNCAN, Norman
    THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHT

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Harper, 1907. Blue-green pictorial cloth stamped in bllind and gilt, title page printed in red and black, green illustrated endpapers. pp (viii), (344). Soft creases to spine ends, small corner bump to rear cover, light yellowing to page edges; else fine. A nautical novel of Newfoundland and Labrador by a Canadian author. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 49411
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  • PEDLEY, Charles, Rev.
    THE HISTORY OF NEWFOUNDLAND from the earliest times to the year 1860

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Longmans, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, 1863. Octavo, original brown cloth, brown endpapers. pp (xx), 531. [1], 40 (publisher's Aug., 1863, catalgoue). Folding map in pouch inside front cover. Ex library. Library repair tape removed from joints, leaving a stain; joints neatly repaired; inner hinges neatly repaired with rice paper; tear to pouch neatly repaired; numerous small library stamps to front endpapers and early leaves; small library sticker on front pastedown; ink inscription on front free endpaper and ink signature of James W. Pedley, Vancouver; the map has one rubber stamp on blank side, as well as several short fold tears repaired with clear archival paper tape; page edges tanned; in all, good to VG-, covers not very…

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    London: Longmans, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, 1863. Octavo, original brown cloth, brown endpapers. pp (xx), 531. [1], 40 (publisher's Aug., 1863, catalgoue). Folding map in pouch inside front cover. Ex library. Library repair tape removed from joints, leaving a stain; joints neatly repaired; inner hinges neatly repaired with rice paper; tear to pouch neatly repaired; numerous small library stamps to front endpapers and early leaves; small library sticker on front pastedown; ink inscription on front free endpaper and ink signature of James W. Pedley, Vancouver; the map has one rubber stamp on blank side, as well as several short fold tears repaired with clear archival paper tape; page edges tanned; in all, good to VG-, covers not very worn, text clean and unworn, now tight in the binding and not looking too bad. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

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    Book ID: 41982
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  • GUNN, Gertude E.
    THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF NEWFOUNDLAND 1832-1864

    University of Toronto Press, 1977. Third printing. Tall octavo, blue cloth. pp (8), 249, [3]. Indexed. Fine copy, without jacket, as issued.

    Book ID: 42061
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  • O'FLAHERTY, Patrick
    THE ROCK OBSERVED. Studies in the Literature of Newfoundland

    Edition: First Edition

    University of Toronto Press, 1979. Grey cloth, blue endpapers. [30], (224) pp, photos & maps in text at front, indexed. Near fine in like jacket, no previous owner marks.; Octavo 0802023517

    Book ID: 24472
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  • TROOP ONE OF THE LABRADOR. Illustrated by Clyde Forsythe by WALLACE, Dillon
    WALLACE, Dillon
    TROOP ONE OF THE LABRADOR. Illustrated by Clyde Forsythe

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Revell, 1920. Grey pictorial cloth stamped in orange and black. pp (2), 234, (4, ads) + frontispiece and 4 other plates. Front cover just a little bowed; yellowing to endpapers and page edges; fore edges lightly foxed; text lightly toned; light foxing on pages adjacent to the plates; else a fine copy. The dust jacket has small chips to ends of lightly darkened spine; VG+ otherwise. A Boy Scouts adventure novel for boys set in Labador. Wallace as an American author who accompanied Leonidis Hubbard on his 1903 expedition to explore parts of Labrador unknown to Europeans. Hubbard starved to death but Wallace survived. He went on two more expeditions to Labrador and published a number of…

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    New York: Revell, 1920. Grey pictorial cloth stamped in orange and black. pp (2), 234, (4, ads) + frontispiece and 4 other plates. Front cover just a little bowed; yellowing to endpapers and page edges; fore edges lightly foxed; text lightly toned; light foxing on pages adjacent to the plates; else a fine copy. The dust jacket has small chips to ends of lightly darkened spine; VG+ otherwise. A Boy Scouts adventure novel for boys set in Labador. Wallace as an American author who accompanied Leonidis Hubbard on his 1903 expedition to explore parts of Labrador unknown to Europeans. Hubbard starved to death but Wallace survived. He went on two more expeditions to Labrador and published a number of books about his experiences in Northern Canada. A nice copy, quite scarce in dust jacket.; Octavo

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    Book ID: 53312
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  • FARDY, B.D.
    UNDER TWO FLAGS: the French-English struggle for Newfoundland 1696-1796

    Edition: First Edition

    St. John's, Newfoundland: Creative Publishers, 1987. pp vi, 135. Glossy card covers. Illustrations, maps, bibliography. Corner clipped from title leaf, else fine. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 44606
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  • CARSON, Jeane C. with Michael MacKenzie
    WHERE ONCE THE EAGLE FLEW

    Christmas Island, Nova Scotia: MacKenzie Books, 1981. Second printing. Card covers. pp (iv), 96, photos. A book about the author’s life in Labrador. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 29676
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