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Evangeline Chapter I.O.D.E. Halifax Nova Scotia Recipes, 1952.

by Evangeline Chapter I.O.D.E. Halifax

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Published
1952
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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Recipes,Helpful Hints, Useful Information and Full-page early Ads... Eaton's, Mills Brothers, Canada Packers, Evans and Company, Morses, McInnes & Stanfield, Henry Birks & Sons Ltd, Gurney, Nova Scotia Light and Power etc. Many are well-illustrated. Additional recipes can be found at the rear. They are hand written favourites. The condition of this 1952 book promises to please. Remarkably clean!
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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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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 Gilmour and Ron Merrich, and line drawings by Azor Vienneau.… Read more
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The story of one man's quest for the unspoiled bounties of nature and their discovery on a stretch of Nova Scotian coast. (Jordan Bay). Map endpapers. Illustrations by Lydia Rosier. Bookplate to ffep, name to prelim.Price-clipped dust jacket.Satisfying reading which will appeal to nature and wildlife lovers as well as ecologists, conservationists and all those who long to escape… Read more
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£21.51
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Bluenose

by Backman Brian and Phil

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Published
1966
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Near Fine
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Second Printing
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Jacket shows wear to extremities. Bluenose. A ship loved, lost and reborn. Here is how the saltbank Schooner sailed her way to fame, bringing glory to her home port of Lunenburg, N.S., how she raced into people's heart; how she became the only ship in modern history to emblazon a nation's coinage. Lavishly illustrated with photographs, including a portfolio… Read more
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A life in Folklore Helen Creighton

by Creighton Helen

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First Edition
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Dr. Helen Creighton must surely be one of Canada's most distinguished women, and certainly our best known and most deeply respected folklorist. Her life has led her into many adventures. This is a book about friendships, about songs and about ghosts. It is a valuable record of an era in folklore history, and a warm, enduring portrait of a wonderful… Read more
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The Devil's Half Acre A Look At Kentville's Past

by Nichols Mabel G

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Published
1986
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As New
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First Edition
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The Devil's Half Acre is a book that provides a look at Kentville, Nova Scotia, past and present. Photographs accompany text. A very interesting local history read. The author spent her working years as a teacher in the Kentville schools. She was a long time resident of Kentville.
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Tales Retold Under THe Old Town Clock

by Borrett William Coates. Illustrated By Robert C Hambers

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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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Published
1987
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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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
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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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Published
1975
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Very Good
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First Edition
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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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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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Published
2001
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Fine
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First Edition
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9781551093772
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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
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9781550134773
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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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Published
1977
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771017704
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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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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
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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
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780969005902
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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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Published
1950
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Very Good Plus
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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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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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Published
1979
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Very Good Plus
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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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