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image of The North West Miramichi: A History of the Locality With Geneologies and History of the Menzies, Sinclair, Curtis, and Mullin Families

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Ottawa: Printed By Westboro Printers Limited, 1978. Colour frontispiece is that from an oil painting by Doreen T. Menzies titled North West Miramichi at Menzies Farm oil painting by Doreen T Menzies, 1948. Preface by the author dated 1978 Ottawa. Opposite page from preface is Figure I - a map showing settled area North and South Esk Parishes , Northumberland… Read more
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Historic Newfoundland: Text By Harold Horwood, Photography By John de Visser

by Horwood Harold and John de Visser

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1986
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780195405644
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$25.00

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Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1986. Award winning photographer John de Visser and Maritime writer Harold Horwood have combined their talents to bring alive the history of Newfoundland. Semi-gloss stock used throughout unpaginated-book. Name to ffep. A bright clean copy in a photo dust jacket.. First Edition First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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K.C. The Biography of K.C. Irving

by How, Douglas & Ralph Costello

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1993
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781550134933
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$37.50

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Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1993. Born in the tiny community of Bouctouche, New Brunswick K.C. Irving became a billionaire in one of Canada's poorest provinces and although he was one of the world's most successful entrepreneurs, few people outside the Atlantic provinces knew his name. His holdings ranged from vast forest operations, Canada's largest oil refinery, service stations and convenience… Read more
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First Things In Acadia: The Birthplace of A Continent Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Parts of Maine, Quebec, Newfoundland

by Quinpool, John (John William Regan)

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Published
1936
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Very Good
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First Edition
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$46.50

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Halifax, Nova Scotia: First Things Publishers, Limited,, 1936. Colour frontispiece: "Discovery of America - departure of John and Sabastian Cabot from Bristol, Eng. May 2, 1497 in ship Mathew. They landed in Nova Scotia June 24, 1497." Map of Atlantic Ocean - voyages of Cabot and Columbus are shown. Index of 'First Things", Tablets and Illustrations. Preface dated… Read more
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I Remember I Remember..... My Gin Cove Boyhood SIGNED COPY

by Frampton, Reg Edited By Pam Frampton

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Published
2002
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781894294522
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$18.50

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Newfoundland: Robinson - Blackmore Publishing, 2002. Illustrated card covers. Reg Frampton, teacher, psychiatric nursing attendant, part time, then full-time ministry, and police chaplain, shares his delightful collection of boyhood memories while growing up in Gin Cove. Gin Cove is a small outport community on the North shore of Smith Sound in Trinity Bay opposite Random Island. This remarkable individual begins… Read more
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Them Days: Stories of Early Labrador. Vol. 7 No. 1

by Saunders, Doris Editor

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Published
1981
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Very Good
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$16.50

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Newfoundland: Robinson - Blackmore Printers & Publishers, 1981. A quarterly magazine in stapled card covered format. The contents provide : Uncle Tommy - Whaling at Hawks Harbour - In Memory of Eliza Lethbridge - Sogusiodlonga, When I Was a Boy - Labrabor - Landmarks and Memories - St. Peters School - A Night of Terror - H.M.S. Raleigh 1922 -… Read more
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Ghosts, Pirates and Treasure Trove. The Phantoms That Haunt New Brunswick

by Trueman Stuart

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780771086021
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$16.50

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1977. Hair-raising hoaxes, burning ships, spine-tingling spirits and eerie events that only make sense if you accept the supernatural... Name to ffep. Illustrated price-intact jacket design by Bob Young. The seventh book by this Stephen Leacock Medal winner for 1969.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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image of Ethnicity And Ethnic Group Persistence In An Acadian Village In Maritime Canada

Ethnicity And Ethnic Group Persistence In An Acadian Village In Maritime Canada

by Davis Nanciellen

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1985
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NEW
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780404194055
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$30.00

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New York: AMS Press, 1985. Immigrant Communities & Ethnic Minorities in the United States and Canada: 4. " The purpose of this study is to account for the ethnic persistence of French-speaking Acadians in Ste. Marie-Sur-Mer, a rural fishing village in New Brunswick, Canada...". This book offers ten chapters....'Canadian Dualism and the Acadian Dilemma'...'Ethnic… Read more
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The Economic Welfare of the Maritime Provinces

by Saunders S. A

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Published
1932
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Very Good
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Wolfville ,Nova Scotia, 1932. Economic Publications (No.1). One Thousand Dollar Prize Essay in a Competition Conducted by Acadia University. Annoucement by F.W. Patterson. The judges selected were Senator W.H. Dennis, Professor W.C. Kierstead and Professor A.B. Balcom. Professor Balcom went on to say this of the winning essay: " This essay is by far the most comprehensive… Read more
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To Every Thing There Is A Season: A Cape Breton Christmas Story

by MacLeod, Alistair. Illustrated by Peter Rankin

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Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771055652
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$28.50

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Toronto: M & S A Douglas Gibson Book, 2004. The story is simple, seen through the eyes of an eleven-year-old boy. As an adult he remembers the way things were back home on the farm on the west coast of Cape Breton in the 1940's. Alistair Macleod's writing is like a long poem that begs to be read aloud. Matching… Read more
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Prophet of The Wilderness: Abraham Gesner

by Mitcham, Allison

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Published
1995
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780889995819
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Hantsport, Nova Scotia: Lancelot Press, 1995. Abraham Gesner - Geologist, Explorer, Inventor, Author and founder of the first Natural History Museum in Canada. This biography depicts a man far ahead of his time, as interested in social problems, such as lighting cities at night and establishing decent immigrant settlements, as he was in advancing science and industry. Nine very interesting… Read more
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Summer Nature Notes For Nova Scotians: Woodland Animals

by Gibson, Merritt Illustrations By Twila L. Robar-De Coste

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Published
1991
Edition
Second Printing
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Hantsport, Nova Scotia: Lancelot Press, 1991. Illustrated card covers. Summer Nature Notes was compiled to help you find and identify some of the more common mammals, birds, repiltiles, amphibians and freshwater fish. Each section also includes a Quick Guide that groups the animals on the basis of size and overall colour. These guides are intended to assist identification by limiting… Read more
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The Time of My Life

by Poole, Cyril F

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Published
1983
ISBN
9780919095434
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St John's, Newfoundland: Harry Cuff Publications Limited, 1983. Illustrated card covers. Cryil F. Poole - author born and educated in Pilley's Island, Notre Dame Bay - Principal of Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University of Newfoundland. The contents of his book : School Inspectors - School and Prison: A Comparitive Study - Saying Bible Verses in School - On Taxing… Read more
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Nova Scotia Furniture

by MacLaren, George

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Published
1969
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First Edition
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Halifax: Petheric Press, 1969. Stapled illustrated card covers. Oblong format. The purpose of this booklet is to promote a better knowledge and appreciation of the beautiful though humble furniture native to our province during the early years of settlement. Content include list of chairmakers, clockmakers and cabinet makers. 44pp. Illustrated with photos by Ken Gilmoue and Ron Merrich, and line… Read more
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Newfoundland: The Fortress Isle. With Foreword Our Case.Premier Smallwood's Statement of Policy

by Day, J. Wentworth, Joseph R. Smallwood

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Published
1960
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Published for the Government of Newfoundland By Brunswick Press, 1960. Oblong format. A history of Newfoundland up to the first decade of Confederation. Foreword is a Statement of Policy by Joseph R.Smallwood, Premier of Newfoundland. Illustrated with numerous colour photos, many full-page. This book has an historical significance as the record of the first years of Confederation between Newfoundland and… Read more
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Cape Breton Road

by MacDonald, D. R

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
2000
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780151005239
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$22.50

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New York: Harcourt, Inc, 2000. From the celebrated short story writer comes a masterful novel set against the harshly beautiful landscape of Nova Scotia. Scott Turow's advance praise for this book reads: "Eros, crime and the inscrutability of a secluded people combine to lend a tantalizing atmosphere of cool suspense - This is a flat-out great book." Well… Read more
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No Small Tempest

by Richardson, Evelyn M

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Published
1957
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First Edition
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Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1957. This is a fictional story of fisherfolk on the south coast of Nova Scotia in the mid-noneteenth century, when sailing ships were proudly meeting the challenge of steam vessels. It is a story that grips the emotions and also enriches our knowledge of people over whom the sea holds a fascinating but terrible power. Evelyn… Read more
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Stories I've Been Told: The Maritime Storytellers of CBC's Weekend Mornings

by Sutcliffe, Brian

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1999
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781895900255
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$12.50

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Lawrencetown Beach N.S.: Pottersfield Press, 1999. Photo illustrated card covers. Stories I've Been Told - collected and edited by Brian Sutcliffe a host of a regional CBC radio show. Brian Sutcliffe travelled around the maritimes talking with some of the most interesting people you ever want to meet. And they all had plenty of stories to tell. A few examples:… Read more
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Flotsam

by Percy, H.R

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1978
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780919948570
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St John's, Newfoundland: Blackwater Books Limited, 1978. H.R. Percy..... Founding Chair of the Writers Federation of Nova Scotia. In this novel, David Bronson's memories of social and nautical experiences are developed in an alternately lyric and realistic narrative. A respectable copy - clean and bright.. ISBN: 0-919948-57-X. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Canadiana + Canadian Literature… Read more
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Rare Ambition: The Crosbies of Newfoundland

by Harris, Michael

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1992
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780670818563
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$20.00

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Toronto: Viking, 1992. 'Rare Ambition' follows this extraordinary clan from its misty Viking beginnings all the way to the corridors of power in present-day Ottawa. Michael Harris has created an intimate portrait that takes the reader behind the scenes, balancing the Crosbies' public triumphs with their private tragedies, their rare ambition with the deadly alcoholism that has dogged them through… Read more
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