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Tales Retold Under THe Old Town Clock

by Borrett William Coates. Illustrated By Robert C Hambers

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1957
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Very Good
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First Edition
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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… Read more
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Dancing On The Shore. A Celebration of Life At Annapolis Basin.

by Horwood, Harold

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1987
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771042027
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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… Read more
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The Old Attorney General. A Biography of Richard John Uniacke 1753-1830

by Cuthbertson,Brian

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1980
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780920852071
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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… Read more
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Memoirs Of A Cape Breton Doctor

by MacMillan Dr. C. Lamont

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1975
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780070777590
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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… Read more
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The Homeland of The Bible : Travels and Studies In The Holy Land and Egypt

by MacPhie, Rev J.P.

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1903
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Very Good
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Second Edition Stated
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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… Read more
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Talk About The Valley. Stories From Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley

by Creighton, Norman

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
2001
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9781551093772
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$16.50

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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… Read more
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Bagman. A Life In Nova Scotia Politics

by Ripley, Donald F.

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781550134773
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$18.00

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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). … Read more
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Whirligig. Selected Prose and Verse

by Buckler, Ernest Introduction by Claude Bissell

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771017704
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$35.00

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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… Read more
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Nova Scotia: The Lighthouse Route and The Annapolis Valley

by Hines Sherman

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Published
1988
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Very Good Plus
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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… Read more
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Genealogical Research In Nova Scotia

by Punch, Terrence M

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Third Revised Edition
ISBN
9780919380295
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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… Read more
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The Captain, The Colonel and Me. ( Bedford, N.S.,Since 1503 )

by Tolson Elsie Churchill

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780969005902
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$22.50

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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… Read more
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Folklore Of Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia

by Creighton Helen

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1950
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Printing
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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.… Read more
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Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia. Two Volume Set

by Zinck, Jack

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780889990760
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$60.00

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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… Read more
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Nova Scotia Book of Days. A Calendar Of The Province's History.

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

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780888710123
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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).… Read more
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Intimate Fragments. An Irreverent Chronicle Of Early Halifax.

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

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1985
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780920852422
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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.
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To Love and To Cherish

by Bird Will R.

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1953
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1953 The little village of Hugglesfield, Connecticut, like the rest of American was torn by the American Revolution. Heber Marrack followed his parents to seek refuge in New York and there he met Honesty Bartley but fate soon separated them. Heber made his way to Nova Scotia with the Port Roseway Associates to found he town… Read more
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Despite The Distance

by Bird, Will R

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Published
1961
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1961 'Despite The Distance' is the final volume of a trilogy about a group of Yorkshiremen who settled in the Cumberland district of Nova Scotia. Master story-teller Will R. Bird wraps his tale in authentic Maritime history, and gives an interesting picture of Halifax and the Cumberland district during the eventful years following the American Revolution.… Read more
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So Much To Record

by Bird Will R.

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Published
1951
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Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing
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Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1951 The novel begins in a twentieth century setting, of the days when steel hulls and steam engines were replacing wind ships. It was a change that brought economic disaster to many communities and families and the economic blizzard brought sweeping social changes in its wake. This "Down East" novel covers the period of such change… Read more
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These Are The Maritimes

by Bird, Will R. Author of This Is Nova Scotia and Off-Trail In Nova Scotia

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1964
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Very Good
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First Edition Second Printing
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Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1964 Will R Bird recounts the adventures as he motored along the coast, through forested inland, in and out of delightful valleys, along pleasant vistas of farm lands and rivers. Legends galore give color to the history of the countryside. The visitor who travels with this book as a guide will acquire the full-flavour of Canada's… Read more
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