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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
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771042027
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$20.00

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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
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780920852071
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$14.95

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

by Women's Institute, Compiled By

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$48.50

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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… 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
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780070777590
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$20.00

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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
Edition
Second Edition Stated
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$45.00

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

by Metson, Graham Compiled and Edited By

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780070827981
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$25.00

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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… 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
Condition
Fine
Edition
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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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

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1993
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780963039811
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$12.50

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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.
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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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$14.50

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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
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Printing
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$45.00

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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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Historic Nova Scotia

by Nova Scotia Department of Trade and Industry

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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… Read more
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Tracking Treasure: In Search of East Coast Bounty

by Crooker, William S

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$18.50

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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… 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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$14.50

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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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$15.00

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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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