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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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  • RADDALL, Thomas H.
    FOOTSTEPS ON OLD FLOORS. True Tales of Mystery.

    Edition: First edition.

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1968. Cloth and boards, blue endpapers. 239 pp, plates. Ink name on front fly leaf, else fine. White dust jacket has corner clips to front flap, yellowing to spine, VG otherwise. "Six tales of mystery - three by land and three by sea", all having to do with the author's native Nova Scotia.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 20786
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  • RADDALL, Thomas H.
    FOOTSTEPS ON OLD FLOORS. True Tales of Mystery.

    Edition: Firsr Canadian edition

    Porters Lake, Nova Scotia: Pottersfield Press, 1988. Octavo, glossy card covers. Fine copy. This edition drops the plates found in the plates found in the 1968 US first edition. Six tales of mystery - three by land and three by sea, all having to do with the author's native Nova Scotia.

    Book ID: 41271
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  • MacDONALD, M.A.
    Fortune And La Tour. The Civil War In Acadia

    Toronto: Methuen, 1984. Second printing. pp xi, 228 + plates. Index, bibliography. Sunning to spine and inner margins fo covers, near fine otherwise, no owner marks. Rebellion in 17th century Acadia (Maritimes provinces of Canada, Gaspé, Maine).

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 44599
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  • Centennial Book Committee
    HERITAGE HOMES AND HISTORY OF PARRSBORO

    Parrsboro, Nova Scotia: Centennial Committee, 2001. Second edition, first in hardcover (1988 edition was paperbound). Octavo, grey boards. pp (4), 407, [5]. Photos of buildings on almost every page. Fine copy, no owner names. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40427
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  • AKINS, T.B., Dr.
    HISTORY OF HALIFAX CITY...Introduction by D.A. Redmond

    Belleville, Ontario: Mika, 1973. Facsimile reprint of the Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1895, original, adding the Redmond Introduction. Octavo, green cloth without jacket, as issued. pp (8), 320, [2] + folding plan at front; indexed, illustrations. Faint sticker shadow on spine, small library rubber stamp front and rear, else fine, no other library marks.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42007
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  • Calnek, W.A. Calnek ; edited and completed by A.W. Savary
    History of the county of Annapolis, including old Port Royal and Acadia with memoirs of its representatives in the provincial parliament : and biographical and genealogical sketches of its early English settlers and their families

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Briggs, 1897. Brown cloth. pp xiv, 659 + folding plan at front + 15 plates & portraits. Index. Lacking the front free endpaper; inner hinges neatly repaired; small chips to fore edge of rear free endpaper (endpapers are brittle); slight wear to foot of spine; else a VG+ clean and unworn copy. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50800
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  • LAWSON, William, Mrs. (Mary Jane Katzmann)
    HISTORY OF TOWNSHIPS OF DARTMOUTH, PRESTON AND LAWRENCETOWN; Halifax County, N.S....edited by Harry Piers...

    Belleville, Ontario: Mika, 1972. Facsimile reprint of the Halifax, 1893, edition. Maroon cloth without jacket, as issued. pp (10), vi, 260; index. Small library rubber stamp inside rear cover and once in a margin in text, else fine, no other library marks. One chapter on the Maroons (escaped slaves from Jamaica) and Maroon Hall.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41979
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  • RADDALL, Thomas H.
    IN MY TIME: a memoir

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1976. Light blue boards. Photos. Fine in near fine jacket. Advance copy for review with dated review slip and 3 promo sheets laid in. The acclaimed Nova Scotia author's autobiography.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41265
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  • RADDALL, Thomas H.
    IN MY TIME: a memoir

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1976. Light blue boards. Photos. Fine in VG+ price-clipped jacket. The acclaimed Nova Scotia author's autobiography.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49179
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  • CROWE, John Congdon
    IN THE DAYS OF THE WINDJAMMERS.

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1959. Blue cloth. (xiv), 176, (2) pp + frontispiece and 4 double-sided plates. Ink owner inscription at front, else fine. Jacket has small chips and tears, VG generally. . "It was a common custom for captains of deep-sea sailing vessels to have their families accompany them. This book gives a factual account of the life of one such family that lived aboard a full-rigged ship in the nineties of the last century." - jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45087
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  • STEPHENS, David E.
    IRON ROADS: railways of Nova Scotia

    Edition: First Edition

    Windsor, NS: Lancelot Press, 1972. pp 76, [4]. Card covers. Photos by the author. Signed by the author. Short crease to top margin of early leaves, else a VG clean copy.Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 43520
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  • Robinson, Geoff and Dorothy
    IT CAME BY THE BOAT LOAD: Essays on Rum Running

    Tyne Valley, PEI, Canada: Authors, 1995. 5th edition, completely revised. Octavo, glossy card covers. pp (4), (viii), 136; photos in text. Sunning to spine and margins of front cover, else fine, no owner names. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 32975
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  • BIRD, Will R.
    JUDGMENT GLEN

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1947. Blue cloth. Damp stains at foot of spine, to lower page edges and bottom 2 inches of fore edges (but no penetration into text margins); page edges tanned; else a VG+ clean and unworn copy. Jacket has some shallow chips but still VG and attractive. A novel of 18th century Nova Scotia.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50376
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  • McLENNAN, J.S.
    Louisbourg: From Its Foundation to Its Fall 1713-1758

    No place (Sydney, NS): Fortress Press, 1969. Facsimile reprint of the London, 1918, edition. Tall octavo, pictorial card covers. pp viii, 328 + folding frontispiece + 2 double-sided plates. Other illlustrations in text, index. Two ink owner names at front, VG otherwise. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45391
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  • SPICER, Stanley T.
    MASTERS OF SAIL: the era of square-rigged vessels in the Maritime Provinces

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1968. Blue cloth, endpaper maps. pp 278 + plates. Fine copy. Dust jacket has creased tears to lower front panel, sticker scar on spine, good. A detailed study.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45007
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  • MacMILLAN, C. Lamont, Dr.
    MEMOIRS OF A CAPE BRETON DOCTOR.

    Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1975. Second printing. Green boards. xiv, 177 pp. VG. Fine in near fine jacket. Inscribed by the author. Dr. MacMillan served 40 years (from 1928) as a country doctor to the area around Baddeck, Cape Breton Island.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44604
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