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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). 045897210x

    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.

    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.

    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; Octavo

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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. ; Octavo

    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.; Signed by Author

    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.

    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. ; Octavo

    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.

    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. ; Octavo

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

    Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1975. Inscribed by Author; 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.; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 44604
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  • MacEWAN, Paul
    MINERS AND STEELWORKERS: Labour in Cape Breton.

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Samuel Stevens / Hakkert & Company, 1976. Dark grey boards. (xiv), 400 pp, plus photos. Fine copy. Jacket has sticker scar to spine with loss of a few letters, VG otherwise. "This moving story of the miners and steelworkers of Cape Breton focuses on the issues which generated the most militant unions in Canada. Wage cuts, blacklisting, mine disasters, pit closings, police killings, collusion between management and government, company unions, bayonets and barbed wire, American interference, hostile legislation - all this and more have contributed to a century of labour violence and bitterness almost unparalleled in North America." - jacket flap. At the time, the author was a NDP member of the Nova Scotia legislature. Note: just a bit over 1 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Book ID: 8683
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  • Conrad, Margaret; Laidlaw, Toni; Smyth, Donna
    No Place Like Home: Diaries and Letters of Nova Scotia Women 1771-1938

    Edition: First printing

    Halifax: Formac, 1988. Octavo, card covers. pp (6), (306). Text paper lightly toned, VG otherwise. 0887800661

    Book ID: 45809
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  • RICHARDSON, Evelyn
    NO SMALL TEMPEST

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1957. Orange cloth. Fine copy. Dust jacket has small chips to spine ends and outer corners, VG otherwise. Signed by the author. An historical novel of fisherfolk on the southern coast of Nova Scotia in the age of sail during the mid-19th century, and the sequel to her DESIRED HAVEN.; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 48811
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  • MacLAREN, George
    NOVA SCOTIA GLASS

    Halifax, N.S: Nova Scotia Museum, 1968. Second edition, revised. pp 42, [2]. Many illustrations. Covers a bit faded, with light soiling, corner creases, VG otherwise. Antique glassware manufactured in Nova Scotia. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced; Quarto

    Book ID: 45252
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  • WILLSON, Beckles
    NOVA SCOTIA. The Province That Has Been Passed By

    Edition: First US issue

    New York: Stokes, no date (1911). Octavo. Red cloth. pp xii, 256 + frontispiece with tissue guard and 44 (46) other plates + colour folding map at rear. No plates at p. 97 and 227. Spine faded, with chips and wear to foot of spine and left hand joint (neatly repaired); cracked inner hinges neatly repaired; soft creases to the map; else a good, tight cover, text clean and unworn. Book now protected with a clear plastic wrapper.

    Book ID: 45876
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