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Tales Retold Under THe Old Town Clock
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Tales Retold Under THe Old Town Clock

By Borrett William Coates. Illustrated By Robert C Hambers

Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1957 Chapter headings illustrated by Robert Chambers. The author's selection from a series of broadcast talks designed to revive memories of bygone days and events which have made Nova Scotia Canada's most storied province. Stories are written in easy conversational style. Contents include: The Oak Island Mystery - Buried Treasure, Sunken Ships - The Return of The Acadians - A Perilous Voyage - The Mary Celeste - The Tallahasse - Watchers of The Sea , etc. Map eps. An interesting read.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$15.00

Dancing On The Shore. A Celebration of Life At Annapolis Basin.
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Dancing On The Shore. A Celebration of Life At Annapolis Basin.

By Horwood, Harold

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1987 Foreword by Farley Mowat. Harold Horwood describes the land around his home in breathtaking prose. No city dweller will be able to read this book without a sign of envy at the life the author and his family have created in " One of the truly magical places on the earth". Dancing on the Shore is much more than a book about nature described by an expert. Horwood's detailed observations lead to a more philosophical plane. Bookplate to fep . Name to half-title page. Price-intact dust jacket. A clean bright copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$20.00

The Old Attorney General. A Biography of Richard John Uniacke  1753-1830
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The Old Attorney General. A Biography of Richard John Uniacke 1753-1830

By Cuthbertson,Brian

Halifax, Nova Scotia: Nimbus Publishing Limited, 1980 150pp. including bibliography and index. As Attorney General, Richard John Uniacke was unquestionably the most influential man in early 19th century Nova Scotia. He contributed greatly to the building of a stable and prosperous province. His lovely house at Mount Uniacke ( now open to the public as part of the Nova Scotia Museum Complex ) was the most elegant of its day. Illustrated with b/w photos. Map endpapers. Bookplate to fep, name to contents page. Photo dust jacket. A clean bright copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

$14.95

Bass River Village History: Commemorating The 190th Anniversary of The Founding of Bass River
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Bass River Village History: Commemorating The 190th Anniversary of The Founding of Bass River

By Women's Institute, Compiled By

Bass River, Nova Scotia, 1955 Stapled card covers. History of Bass River 1765 to 1955. The contents: The copy of Original Grant to James Fulton, Early History of Bass River and Castlereagh, Other Early Settlers, Early Life in Bass River, Religious Life and Churches ( United, Baptist, Nazerene and Church of England), Industries (Farming, Fishing, Lumbering, Shipbuilding, Dominion Chair Co Man, Silica Works, etc.) Social and Fraternal Life in Bass River, Educational Life and Progress, Mail Service, War Records, Red Cross, Modern Improvement and Bass River Today. Photos accompany text: The Old Homestead, Island Cemetery, Dominion Chair Co, Ltd Factory, The Church of England, The United Church, Church of The Nazerene, The Baptist Church, Bass Rive School, Little Bass River School, Community Hall, Oddfellows Hall, Bass Fishing at Saints Rest and Lighthouse. A wealth of local history here and a very interesting read! This stapled book is firmly held. Name to back of paper cover. A most worthy body of work!. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$48.50

Memoirs Of A Cape Breton Doctor
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Memoirs Of A Cape Breton Doctor

By MacMillan Dr. C. Lamont

Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, 1975 Foreword by Senator The Hon. Henry D. Hicks, C.C. Q.C.. More than any other region in North America, Cape Breton retains its Scottish heritage and character. In this lively tradition, stories are spun with delicate expertise, warmth and originality, and few rural GPs could tell of their experiences with more colour and charm than Dr. C. Lamont MacMillan. Dr. MacMillan began his practice as a country doctor in 1928, serving the area around Baddeck, Cape Breton Island for 40 years. The events of which he writes cover a time span of more than 100 years, most of them based on his own experiences, some of them on the recollections of his oldest patients and friends. Small gift sticker to ffep. A clean bright book in an illustrated wrap-around dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Alan Daniel.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$20.00

The Homeland of The Bible : Travels and Studies In The Holy Land and Egypt
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The Homeland of The Bible : Travels and Studies In The Holy Land and Egypt

By MacPhie, Rev J.P.

Chicago: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1903 Frontispiece - full-page photo of Rev. J.P. MacPhie, M.A. Contents provide twelve chapters - Palestine The Glory of All Lands - The Place of Egypt In The Bible - Going Up To Jerusalem - The Holy City Within The Walls - A Sabbath On The Mount of Olives - A Day At Bethlehem - On The Banks of The Jordan - The Story of Jacob's Well - Passing Through Samaria - Nazareth, The Home of Jesus - A Sail on The Sea of Galilee and Journeying To Damascus. A List of Illustrations present (18 counting frontis). Four of these are maps. The author's prelude follows - Hopewell, Nova Scotia dated September 1, 1902. An Introductory Note is by Robert Murray, L.L.D. - Halifax, NS dated Aug 16 1902. The 313 printed pages include the index. Gilt title print is still bright. This book remains sound and most serviceable.. Second Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$45.00

The Halifax Explosion December 6, 1917. Including the Complete Text of The Halifax Diasater by  Archibald MacMechan
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The Halifax Explosion December 6, 1917. Including the Complete Text of The Halifax Diasater by Archibald MacMechan

By Metson, Graham Compiled and Edited By

Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, 1978 Illustrated card covers. The textural core of this book is the detailed and gripping account of the explosion and its aftermath written by Archibald MacMechan, Director of The Halifax Disaster Record Office. The other half of the book consists of photographs and documents dealing with all aspects of the explosion and the enormous relief effort that followed, including eyewitness accounts and chronology. An excellent account of Nova Scotia history.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$25.00

Talk About The Valley. Stories From Nova Scotia\'s Annapolis Valley
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Talk About The Valley. Stories From Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley

By Creighton, Norman

Nova Scotia: Nimbus Publishing, 2001 Photo illustrated card covers.Talk About The Valley edited by Hilary Sircom. A book of essays originally written for broadcasting, by freelance writer and broadcaster Norman Creighton. In the Creighton brother's words and pictures a tapestry of Annapolis Valley life in times gone by, has been provided. The contents include: A map of Nova Scotia and Annapolis Valley, A Foreword, Introduction, a poem by Alan Creighton titled Artist On The Shore, Chapters on Places, People, Way of Life, Postscript and Index of Nova Scotia Place Names. Many photos accompany text. Readers will find this book very interesting.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

$16.50

Bagman.  A Life In Nova Scotia Politics
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Bagman. A Life In Nova Scotia Politics

By Ripley, Donald F.

Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1993 'Bagman' is about ordinary men and women and a crooked system. " No one ever played Nova Scotia's brutal, bare-knuckle game of politics better than Tory bagman Donald Ripley. Even though it nearly destroyed him, he has survived to mortify the mighty and entertain the rest of us." (said by Stevie Cameron). This book may help show the public that politicians are like those who elect them: imperfect, greedy, sad, sometimes even lovable, but never dull. The contents provide a prologue, Part 1....The Stanfield and Regan Years, 1956-1979 (10 chapters), Part 2....Buchanan Ascendant 1978-1984 (8 chapters), Part 3....Buchanan In Decline 1984-1990 (12 chapters). Repleat with index. Name to ffep. A nice bright book in a photo, price-intact dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$18.00

Whirligig.  Selected Prose and Verse
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Whirligig. Selected Prose and Verse

By Buckler, Ernest Introduction by Claude Bissell

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1977 Ernest Buckler, acknowledged master of the novel (The Mountain and The Valley), short story (The Rebellion of Young David and Other Stories), and idyllic reminiscences (Ox Bells and Fireflies), adds to his list of literary successes by excelling in yet another genre.....the humerous collection. Sometimes frivolous, sometimes fanciful, always gently satirical, Buckler's light verse and comic essays are done with just the right touch of light-hearted wisdom. Buckler pokes affectionate fun at everything from advertising to opera, from farming to history, from New Year's to Christmas. An easy going collection of wit, whimsy, and wisdom from Canada's master of prose. A clean square book in an illustrated price-intact dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$35.00

Walking Nova Scotia.  The Doer\'s And Dreamer\'s Complete Guide To Canada\'s Walking Province.
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Walking Nova Scotia. The Doer's And Dreamer's Complete Guide To Canada's Walking Province.

By Ketchum, Bradford W. Jr. ...Jay Paris...Carmi Zona-Paris...and the Editors of Walking Magazine

Boston, Massachusetts: The Walking Magazine, 1993 Illustrated photo card covers. Coil bound. Cover photo by Wally Hayes "Balancing Basalt" on Long Island, near Tiverton (Digby Neck). 92 pp. Followed by a "Travelers Training Log " and index. Many full-page color photographs accompany text.. Soft Cover. As New.

$12.50

Nova Scotia: The Lighthouse Route and The Annapolis Valley
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Nova Scotia: The Lighthouse Route and The Annapolis Valley

By Hines Sherman

Halifax: Nimbus Publishing Limited, 1988 This book consists of an introduction by Sherman Hines and eighty color plates by the well-known photographer.It is a photographic journey round the South Shore of Nova Scotia along the ighthouse Route to the Annapolis Valley. One of the most beautiful regions in North America is here portrayed by one of the leading artists of the camera.. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good.

$16.50

Genealogical Research In Nova Scotia
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Genealogical Research In Nova Scotia

By Punch, Terrence M

Halifax, Nova Scotia: Petheric Press Ltd, 1985 This guide will be found to be a goldmine of wise council and an invaluable treasury of source facts... Except for a few Acadian references in Moncton, everything mentioned in 'Genealogical Research in Nova Scotia' may be found within Nova Scotia. 136 printed pages include Index of Surnames and Subject Index. Gift inscription inside front cover. An extremely clean, bright book.. Third Revised Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$14.50

The Captain, The Colonel and Me.  ( Bedford, N.S.,Since 1503 )
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The Captain, The Colonel and Me. ( Bedford, N.S.,Since 1503 )

By Tolson Elsie Churchill

Sackville, New Brunswick: The Tribune Press Limited, 1979 Illustrated card covers. A richly detailed history of Bedford, Nova Scotia. Well illustrated with photos, one folding photo plate..."Site of Fort, 1948,".... two folding maps.... and one plate of "St.John The Evangelist - Lower Sackville, N.S." (church). All maps and plates in perfect condition. Book shows mild corner creasing to first two leaves. A sound still-bright copy.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$22.50

Folklore Of Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia
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Folklore Of Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia

By Creighton Helen

Ottawa: King's Printer and Controller of Stationary, 1950 Card covers. National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 117. Anthropological Series No. 29. This volume deals with the life, legends, customs, and beliefs of a particular section of the province. To a considerable extent Lunenburg County is a distinct ethnic unit, its people being largely descended from an original German stock. A study of its folklore and a comparison of it with that of other parts of the world , therefore particularly interesting. Small stain to bottom of rear cover. A nice copy.. First Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus.

$45.00

Historic Nova Scotia
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Historic Nova Scotia

By Nova Scotia Department of Trade and Industry

Published By The Authority Hon. Harold Connolly, Minister of Trade and Industry, Nova Scotia No date ca1940's 114pp plus index. Illustrated with b/w drawings and a two-page map. Contents include: MicMac Indians, The Founding of Port Royal, The Founding of Halifax, Louisbourg, The Loyalists, Mary Celeste, Privateering, Port Royal National Park, Grand Pre Memorial Park, etc. Front cover illustrated with the flag of Nova Scotia, rear cover Armorial Achievement of Nova Scotia. A very interesting and informative read.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$16.50

Tracking Treasure: In Search of East Coast Bounty
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Tracking Treasure: In Search of East Coast Bounty

By Crooker, William S

Halifax, N.S: Nimbus Publishing, 1998 Illustrated card covers. Preface by the author. Sixteen very interesting chapters of mysterious sites in Atlantic Canada that are the subject of story, myth and song, notes and biography. Illustrated by plans, plots, diagrams and photos. An example of the contents: Liverpool Booty.... Sable Island.... The Money Pit.... Nolan's Cross.... Another Oak Island.... The Treasure Well of Caribou Island.... Graveyard of the Gulf.... Hall's Harbour.... Kidd's Booty.... Acadian Gold, etc. Briefly, this book is about lost or undiscovered treasures and mysteries that surround them. The stories related here are of places where gold, silver and jewels from various sources and by diverse means reputedly have been lost to the land and sea, the people who may have buried treasure, and those, past and present, who have engaged in the search. From the lonely Atlantic Blonde Rock off Seal Island and the Fundy outpost of Isle Haute, to the better-known islands of Sable and St. Paul, Crooker details the mystery, legends, and lore of their spine-tingling tales of treasure. William Crooker, a professional engineer, whose fascination with Nova Scotia's hidden treasures, has made him the foremost expert on the great Nova Scotia treasure hunt. An immaculate copy which promises to please.. First Printing. Soft Cover. Fine.

$18.50

Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia. Two Volume Set
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Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia. Two Volume Set

By Zinck, Jack

Windsor, Nova Scotia: Lancelot Press, 1977 Vol I 1975, includes a list of wrecks 1710-1875. Vol II 1977, includes a list of wrecks 1865-1956. Illustrated with b/w photos and map drawings. Vol I shows darkening to edge of cover Vol II cover illustration by F. Kirby. Both volumes clean and tight, Very Good Condition. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$60.00

Nova Scotia Book of Days.  A Calendar Of The Province\'s History.
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Nova Scotia Book of Days. A Calendar Of The Province's History.

By Elliott, Shirley B. (Compiled and Edited by)

Halifax: Nova Scotia Communications & Information Centre, 1979 Illustrated green card covers. A calendar of events which, in one way or another, relate to the day by day history of the province of Nova Scotia, from Cabot's landing on the northeast coast of Cape Breton in 1497 up to the present. A generous 'List of Plates' provided (51 full-page plates). The poetical quotations at the beginning of each month are from the works of native Nova Scotians, or those who have resided in Nova Scotia, with the exception of Henry Longfellow. A b/w illustration is provided with the quotation for each month. The unpaginated book concludes with an index. Sticker-pull scar to front panel showing colour lift. A very clean, bright book.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus.

$14.50

Intimate Fragments.  An Irreverent Chronicle Of Early Halifax.
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Intimate Fragments. An Irreverent Chronicle Of Early Halifax.

By Kroll, Robert E.... Edited By.

Halifax: Nimbus Publishing Limited, 1985 Illustrated card covers A generous list of illustrations provided. Foreword by Robert E. Kroll. An interesting read for any reader who enjoys early Halifax history. This book is an immaculate copy which promises to please.. First Edition. Soft Cover. As New.

$15.00

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