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  • KIRKCONNELL, Watson
    A GEORGIAN HOUSE ON THE POST ROAD

    Edition: First Edition

    No place (Wolfville, Nova Scotia): Author, 1971. Octavo..[2], 22 pp, stapled, in white card covers. Inscribed by the author on the title page "The story of our 'Two-Century Place.' Watson Kirkconnell". Covers have small soil spots, soft creases, VG otherwise. Kirkconnell bought the Stephen DeWolf house (built in 1801) at 101 Main Street, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, for his retirement after 42 years of college work, the last 16 as President of Acadia University. He traces the entire history of the property and the house.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 23925
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  • CROWELL, Edwin
    A HISTORY OF BARRINGTON TOWNSHIP AND VICINITY, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia 1604-1870. With an biographical and geneaological appendix

    Belleville, Ontario: Mika, 1973. Facsimile reprint of the Yarmouth, N.S., 1923 original, with added Index. Octavo, red cloth. pp [2], (12), 605, 95, Index). Sticker shadow on spine, small library rubber stamp front and rear, else fine, no other library marks. Nova Scotia local history. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41984
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  • PATTERSON, George, Rev.
    A HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF PICTOU NOVA SCOTIA

    Belleville, Ontario: Mika, 1972. Facsimile reprint of the original 1877 edition. Octavo, red cloth without jacket, as issued. pp [2], (6). viii, (9)-(472), (7, ads) + large folding frontispiece map. 1.5 inch clean tear to lower inner corner of map neatly repaired on blank side with clear archival paper tape; quite minor rubbing to spine ends; else a fine copy, no owner names. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40426
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  • BROWN, Richard
    A HISTORY OF THE ISLAND OF CAPE BRETON with some account of the discovery and settlement of Canada, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland

    Belleville, Ontario: Mika, 1979. Octavo, green cloth without jacket, as issued. pp (vi), 473 + folding map at rear; illustrations and maps in text. Facimile reprint of the London, 1869, edition, with an added index. Faint sticker shadow on spine, small rubber stamp at front, rear, and top page edges, else fine. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41957
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  • GEORGE, Roy E.
    A LEADER AND A LAGGARD. Manufacturing Industry in Nova Scotia, Quebec and Ontario.

    Edition: First edition.

    University of Toronto Press, 1970. Green cloth. xiv, (222) pp, index. Fine copy, no previous owner marks. Dust jacket has small chipsl rubbing, bit of tanning and light soiling; good. An investigation, comparing data from 1946 to 1962, into why manufacturing in Nova Scotia lags behind that in Quebec and Ontario.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 20978
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  • A MUSTER OF ARMS and Other Stories. by RADDALL, Thomas H.
    RADDALL, Thomas H.
    A MUSTER OF ARMS and Other Stories.

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1954. Blue cloth. VG clean copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has shallow chips at spine ends, moderate wear, but generally VG in appearance.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41268
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  • ROBERTS, Charles G.D.
    A SISTER TO EVANGELINE: being the story of Yvonne de Lamourie, and how she went into exile with the villagers of Grand Pré

    Edition: First printing

    Boston: Lamson, Wolffe, 1898. Blue cloth lettered and ruled in gilt. pp viii, 289, [3] + frontispiece map. Ink owner name on half-title page, yellowing to page edges, minor rubbing to spine ends, else a VG clean and unworn copy of this historical novel of Acadia (Nova Scotia) in the 18th century. These people were the original Cajuns of Louisiana.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48820
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  • HILLIARD, Jan (pseud. of Hilda Kay Grant)
    A VIEW OF THE TOWN

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1954. Light green cloth. Light yellowing to page edges, quite minor rubbing to spine ends, a couple small tan spots to bottom page edges, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has a chip across head of spine, small chip to lower outer corner of front panel, light soiling to rear panel; good. A novel set in her native Nova Scotia.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49259
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  • CLARK, Andrew Hill
    ACADIA: The Geography of Early Nova Scotia to 1760

    Edition: First edition.

    Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1966. Octavo, mustard cloth, endpaper maps. pp xx, 450, (2). Maps and photo in text. Fine copy, no owner names. Price-clipped jacket has spine sunning, edge nicks, rubbing to rear flap fold, VG otherwise. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required..

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 34652
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  • COZZENS, Frederic S.
    ACADIA; or, A Month with the Blue Noses.

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Derby & Jackson, 1859. Second state, with folio 329 correctly placed at upper right (vs upper left). 12mo. Original bead grain green cloth, "Acadia" in gilt to spine, yellow endpapers. (2), (xii), (13)-329, (5) pp. Two sepia toned illustrations (of Acadian wom en, in costume) on thick paper with tissue guard inserted before title leaf. Spine lightly sunned with nicks, bit of wear to top 1/4 inch; browning to front fly leaf and title page (offsetting from plates); foxing to plates and tissue guard; light f oxing to endpapers; pencil name to front free endpaper, ink name to top margin of title page; else a fine copy; else a fine copy, quite clean. TPL 3897. Sabin 17321.…

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    New York: Derby & Jackson, 1859. Second state, with folio 329 correctly placed at upper right (vs upper left). 12mo. Original bead grain green cloth, "Acadia" in gilt to spine, yellow endpapers. (2), (xii), (13)-329, (5) pp. Two sepia toned illustrations (of Acadian wom en, in costume) on thick paper with tissue guard inserted before title leaf. Spine lightly sunned with nicks, bit of wear to top 1/4 inch; browning to front fly leaf and title page (offsetting from plates); foxing to plates and tissue guard; light f oxing to endpapers; pencil name to front free endpaper, ink name to top margin of title page; else a fine copy; else a fine copy, quite clean. TPL 3897. Sabin 17321. BAL 4001. "ACADIA: or, A Month with the Blue Noses (New York, 1859), by the America n humourist and essayist Frederick S. Cozzens, is interesting as a forerunner of the 'slick' travelogue designed to capture the popular market. It bears heavily on the wrongs suffered by the Acadians during their expulsion as symbolized by Longfellow's EVANGELINE: A Tale of Acadie, and Cozzens's many and obvious prejudices destroy the value of his observations." - Story, Oxford Companion to Canadian History and Literature.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 7733
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  • RHODENIZER, V.B.
    AT THE SIGN OF THE HAND AND THE PEN: Nova-Scotian authors

    Edition: First edition

    [Halifax]: Nova Scotia Branch, Canadian Authors' Association, no date (1948). pp (4), 43, stapled, in cream card covers. Fine copy. General history of Nova Scotia literature and useful biographical sketches of authors. Uncommon. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47021
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  • VERNON, C.W.
    BICENTENARY SKETCHES AND EARLY DAYS OF THE CHURCH IN NOVA SCOTIA. With an Introduction by the Lord Bishop of Nova Scotia and a Chapter on King's College by Rev. Canon Vroom, D.D.

    Halifax: Chronicle Printing Co, 1910. Tall octavo, hardcover, green cloth. [10], 255, 3 (index) pp. Numerous plates inserted. Moderate wear to spine tips; covers have light soiling, light rubbing, bruise to lower outer corners; old newspaper clippings pasted to front and rear pastedowns ; ink name to front free endpaper; yellowing to page edges; VG copy otherwise, tight in the binding, text clean & unworn. Anglican Church in Nova Scotia. Note: just a bit over 1 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 18307
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  • WALLACE, Frederick William
    BLUE WATER. A Tale of the Deep Sea Fishermen.

    Toronto: Musson, 1935. New edition. Blue cloth stamped in gilt. (xii), 322, (2) pp. Spine gilt a bit dulled, page edges yellowed, a good clean and tight jacketless copy, no owner names. A novel of the Atlantic Canada deep sea fishery, this new edition adds a new four page author introduction about changes in the fishery since he first went to sea in 1912. Author's first novel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45857
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  • CREIGHTON, Helen, editor
    BLUENOSE MAGIC. Popular Beliefs and Superstitions in Nova Scotia.

    Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1970. Second printing (first was in 1968). Black boards. x, 297, (1) pp. Fine copy, no owner names. Jacket has small rubbed and creased tears at head of spine, small chip to rear panel, VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42060
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  • COWARD, Elizabeth Ruggles
    BRIDGETOWN, NOVA SCOTIA: its history to 1900

    Bridgetown, NS: Bridgetown & Area Historical Society, 1986. Second edition. Card covers, pp (255), (32, index). Illustrated. Fine copy. Reprint of the 1955 first edition, but adding the index.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47913
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  • BOURINOT, John G., Sir
    BUILDERS OF NOVA SCOTIA: A Historical Review. With an Appendix Containing Copies of Rare Documents Relating to the Early Days of the Province.

    Toronto: Copp, Clark, 1900. Quarto, original green decorated cloth gilt. pp [2], x, 197, (1), vi, Index,( [4] + frontispice and 20 other plates. Review copy with slip tipped in. Covers lightly mottled from damp, neatly touched up; small corner tears to a few leaves at rear neatly repaired; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. Reprinted from Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, 1899. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44297
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  • Mac Donald, Laura M.
    Curse of The Narrows: The Halifax Disaster of 1917

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Walker, 2005. pp (357); photos, notes, index. Ink owner name, else fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47981
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  • BIRD, Will R.
    DESPITE THE DISTANCE

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1961. Cream boards. Light yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has some internal damp stains not showing on the book and only a little externally; spine a little sunned with some small red spots; VG otherwise. An historical novel of Nova Scotia in the late 18th century.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50375
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  • STEWART, Gordon T., editor
    DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE GREAT AWAKENING IN NOVA SCOTIA 1760-1791

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Champlain Society, 1982. Tall octavo. Reddish-orange crested cloth, top edge gilt. (xl), 299 pp + ads + frontispiece. Small name label on front free endpaper, else a fine copy. Publication LII of the Society, #196 of an edition of 1650 copies for subscibers. Great religious revival that swept New England and Nova Scotia in the 18th century. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31539
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  • Salusbury, John
    Expeditions of Honour: The Journal of John Salusbury in Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1749-53

    Edition: First edition.

    Neward, DE, USA: University of Delaware Press, 1982. Blue cloth. 221 pp, indexed. Fine in VG+ jacket, no owner names or text marks. Journal of a reluctant settler in the first four years of the city, the only firsthand account of the founding of Halifax.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 25899
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