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  • NICKERSON, Granville H., M.D.
    ONE HOOK ONE FISH. A Memoir. My father and his brothers

    Edition: First Edition

    Cobourg, Ontario: Author, 2002. Blue cloth. pp viii, 232; photos in text (some in colour). Fine in jacket. A memoir of Liverpool, Nova Scotia, fishing enterprise Nickerson Bros. in the days of sail.; Octavo 096897970x

    Book ID: 27098
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  • REDM AN, Stanley R.
    OPEN GANGWAY: the (real) story of the Halifax navy riot

    Hantsport, Nova Scotia: Lancelot Press, 1986. Inscribed by Author; Fifth printing. 167 pp. Map and newspaper review laid in. Inscribed by the author. Very nearly fine. An account of the 1945 event when the navy lads got all drunked up celebrating the end of the war in Europe and tore apart downtown Halifax. ; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 41824
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  • VIETS, Roger. (Champlain)
    PERSON & PLACE: a Canadian Garland. With a Foreword by John Alden

    Edition: First printing

    Boston: G.K. Hall, 1974. Octavo, pp (4), (25), [3], in pale blue card covers. Yellowing to spine and inner margin of covers, else fine. Privately issed as a Christmas greeting, prepared by John Alden, Keeper of Rare Books at the Boston Public Library. Facsimile of writings of Champlain, and "Annapolis Royal", a poem by The Rev. Roger Viets. Design and text composition by The Stinehour Press. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Book ID: 39936
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  • HAMILTON, William B.

    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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  • PRIDE'S FANCY by RADDALL, (Thomas H.
    RADDALL, (Thomas H.

    Edition: First US printing

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1946. Blue cloth, spine gilt, grey on yellow endpaper maps, yellow top page edges. (viii), 308, [2] pp. Ink inscription at top of front fly leaf covered over with white-out, else a fine, fresh copy. Price-clipped dust jacket has edge nicks, VG+ otherwise, colours bright. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the half-title leaf. An historical novel of Nova Scotia seamen and privateers in the Caribbean after the French Revolution, "A romantic novel of Saint Domingo, Nova Scotia, and the seas between." Raddall was a noted Nova Scotia author who won several Governor-General's Awards.; Octavo.; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 23290
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  • RADDALL, Thomas H.

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1944. Lime green cloth, spine printed in black, black & blue on white endpaper maps. Page edges tanned, a few leaves at front and rear unopened at the bottom edge, else fine. Jacket has shallow chips to head of spine, creased edge tears, some skinning to the rear panel, VG otherwise. An historical novel about the founding of Halifax, Nova Scotia, in the 18th century. Printed in Toronto from US plates.; Octavo

    Book ID: 11229
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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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  • MERKEL, Andrew
    SCHOONER BLUENOSE. Text by Andrew Merkel. Photographs by W.R. MacAskill.

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1948. Blue cloth, photographic endpapers. (x), 70 pp + plates. Ink inscription to front pastedown, lacking the front free endpaper, bit musty, a bit leaned, VG unworn copy otherwise. Jacket has short tears, small chips; good. Story of the greatest schooner of her day, maybe ever, out of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.; Small quarto

    Book ID: 50820
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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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  • REGAN, John W.

    Willowdale, Ontario: Hounslow Press, 1978. Narrow octavo, green boards gilt lettered. pp (2), (xii), 191 + plates on text paper. A fine, jacketless copy, no owner names, of this facsimile reprint of the original 1908 edition, except it doesn't reporduce the panaromic view at rear. Halifax, Nova Scotia, local history.

    Book ID: 31274
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  • TAMBOUR and Other Stories. Decorations by Stanley Turner, A.R.C.A. by RADDALL, Thomas H.
    RADDALL, Thomas H.
    TAMBOUR and Other Stories. Decorations by Stanley Turner, A.R.C.A.

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1945. Blue cloth, endpaper maps. Fine copy. Dust jacket has small chips and tears to spine ends; red band at foot of spine sunned to yellow; short tears to flap folds; VG otherwise. Short stories of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick by the noted Nova Scotia author.; Octavo

    Book ID: 49184
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  • HARRIS, Reginald V.

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1949. Red cloth. xii, 310 pp + frontispiece and 22 illustrations on plates. Pencilled name on front endpaper, text pages a little yellowed, else VG. Dust jacket has short edge tears, chipping at corners and spine tips, VG otherwise.; Octavo.

    Book ID: 23763
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  • BUCKLER, Ernest

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1963. Black and white pictorial boards. Minute rubbing to foot of spine, very small bruise to lower edge of rear cover, else fine. Dust jacket lightly tanned to spine, with edge nicks and one tiny chip to panels, else fine. Jacket art and book design by Frank Newfeld. Nice copy of the author's second novel, like his classic THE MOUNTAIN AND THE VALLEY (1952), set in his native Nova Scotia.

    Book ID: 10823
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  • PERKINS, Simeon
    THE DIARY OF SIMEON PERKINS 1804-1812. Edited with an introduction and notes by Charles Bruce Ferguson

    Toronto: Champlain Society, 1978. Tall octavo, red crested cloth gilt, top edges gilt, others rough trimmed. pp (liv), 520, xxiv (members list), (2). # 949 / 1400 copies for subscribers. Faint sticker shadow on spine, small rubber stamp in upper corner of title page, faint spotting to rear cover, else fine. Fifth and last volume of the diaries, published between 1948 and 1978. Simeon Perkins was an American from New England who settled in Liverpool, Nova Scotia in 1762, where he became a prominent merchant, member of the House of Assembly, judge of probates, and owner of privateers. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Book ID: 41952
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  • RADDALL, Thomas H.

    Edition: First printing

    Porters Lake, Nova Scotia: Pottersfield Press, 1986. Octavo, glossy card covers. Fine copy. 10 previously uncollected short stories of Nova Scotia. Not issued in hardcover. 0919001327

    Book ID: 41269
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  • SMITH, James F.

    No place [Pugwash, Nova Scotia]: North Cumberland Historical Society, 1978. Octavo, hardcover, black cloth gilt lettered. [6], (379) pp. Photos in text. Signed by the author. Very small tan spot to fore edges, else a fine copy. ; Signed by Author 0920784054

    Book ID: 17370
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  • GRANT, James MacKay

    Edition: First Edition

    Windsor, NS: Lancelot Press, 1977. Card covers. pp 112 + plates. Book a little leaned; covers have slight yellowing, one corner crease, VG otherwise. Signed by the author. Humorous and affectionate portrait of George Sweetman, proprietor of the only general store in the small Nova Scotia town of Marshy Hope. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 44602
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  • ROBERTS, Charles G.D.

    Boston: Page, 1904. Blue pictorial cloth stamped in green, gilt, black and pale green. pp (6), 265, [1]. 12, ads + frontispiece with tissue guard. Page edges yellowed, minor rubbing to spine ends, cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired, light tan soil spots on four pages, VG otherwise. An historical novel of 18th century Nova Scotia; Octavo

    Book ID: 48821
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  • MARTN, J. Lynton
    THE ROSS FARM STORY: a brief history of agriculture in Nova Scotia with particular emphasis on life on the small upland farm

    Halifax: Nova Scotia Museum, 1972. 4th printing. Quarto, pp (2), 41. Well illustrated with drawings of tools and equipment. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 40399
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  • BRUCE, Charles

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1959. Maroon boards. Yellowing to page edges, light damp stain to lower fore edges (no penetration into text margins), VG unworn copy otherwise. Dust jacket has yellowing to spine and to author's name on front panel, VG+ otherwise, flap price intact. Important Canadian man of letters William Arthur Deacon's copy for review, with his pencil notes on front free endpaper. A series of related stories about the settlement of Nova Scotia after the Amerian Revolution. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 49625
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