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Canada
1 Canada
Canada Railway News Co.,Ltd. Soft Cover Good No Jacket 7 1/2x11 in. Photos 
Orange softcover showing map of Canada. Several full-page photos of various subjects from about 1939. Corner of back cover torn but present. Approx 125 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Collections of  the New Brunswick Historical Society, No. 10 (1919)
2 Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society, No. 10 (1919)
Saint John, N.B. New Brunswick Historical Society 1919 First ( No Additional printings) Soft Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Grey softcover. Pp. 121-142 faintly waterstained at foot. Cover taped. Table of Contents: Peter Fisher, First Historian of New Brunswick; Elias Hardy, Counsellor at Law; Robert Cooney, First Historian of Northern and Eastern New Brunswick; Retrospective Ramble Over Historic St, John; Saint John Suspension Bridge; Reminiscences of Saint John, 1849-60; Address of Chief Justice McKeown at Unveiling of Hardy Tablet. 142 pp. Note: Two short sections of Rev. Raymond's account of Peter Fisher are marked "Delete" (in pencil). 
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Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; No. 14 (1955)
3 Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; No. 14 (1955)
Saint John, N.B. New Brunswick Historical Society 1955 First( No Additional Printings) Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawing 
Blue, stapled softcover. Kent Marine Hospital; Wood Carver; Pioneers on King Street; Victoria Hotel; New Brunswick Election of 1856; Saint John in 1853; and Christopher Sower, King's Printer and Loyalist. 110 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; No. 19 (1966)
4 Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; No. 19 (1966)
Saint John, N.B. New Brunswick Historical Society 1966 First( No Additional Printings) Soft Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawings 
Beige softcover. Fort Howe; Loss of the Barque, "Genii"; Scenes from an Earlier Day; Communications - Trail, Portage, and River; St. Andrews and Quebec Railway; Ingalls Head Post Office; Excavations at Meductic; Life Line Over the Sea; Maritime Bank; Mills of New Brunswick; Shipbuilding at Moncton; Woe Unto You Ye Bocabecers; and Condensation Reports of the New Brunswick County Historical Societies. 116 pp. 
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Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; No. 20 (1971)
5 Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; No. 20 (1971)
Saint John, N.B. New Brunswick Historical Society 1971 First( No Additional Printings) Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cover Photo Of Loyalist House 
Photocover paperback showing "Loyalist House" formerly owned by the Merritt family. Articles include: First Courts and Early Judges; Charles Simonds House; Restoration of "Three Lamps" at Reed's Point; Jared Tozer; and Footprints of Benedict Arnold. No writing or damage. 103 pp. 
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Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; Vol.I - No. 3 (1897)
6 Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; Vol.I - No. 3 (1897)
Saint John, N.B. New Brunswick Historical Society 1897 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Drawing of Fort Howe 
Green softcover reprint. Medical Men. James White, Esquire. Island of Grand Manan, Ashburton Treaty, Hon. Ward Chipman, Moses Gerrish, as to ownership of related islands. Pp. 273-372. 
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Greater Toronto; Centennial Edition 1834-1934
7 Greater Toronto; Centennial Edition 1834-1934
Toronto Regent Press Limited 1934 Soft Cover Good No Jacket 8 by 11 in. Gordon L. Atkinson/ Photos 
Grey softcover. Previous owner's name. Small bits missing from spine. Hundreds of photos of sites and scenes around town, including sports teams and views. Right-hand edges ever so slightly dampstained, and one leaf edge-torn. Approx. 100 pp. Previous owner's name (A. L. Oldfield). 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Memorial Roll of Our Honored Dead 1939-1945
8 Memorial Roll of Our Honored Dead 1939-1945
New Glasgow, N.S. Pictou Presbytery, United Church of Canada 1946 Soft Cover, Stapled Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Gold softcover stapled booklet of 11 pp. No writing or damage. 84 names representing 14 pastoral charges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Reports & Accounts of the Corporation of the City of Saint John; For Year Ending December 31, 1913
9 Reports & Accounts of the Corporation of the City of Saint John; For Year Ending December 31, 1913
Saint John, N.B. Common Council 1913 Flexible Leather Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tal 
Black pigskin on flexible card. No writing. Minimal wear to head and foot of spine. Mayors since 1785; Staff roster; Finance and Public Affairs report; Public Safety report; Harbour, Ferries, and Public Lands report; Water and Sewerage report; Report of the Comptroller (Estimates and Assessment); Water and Sewerage Department accounts; County of St. John accounts, and Index. 316 pp. plus Index. Red edges. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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10 Ten Historic Towns; Heritage Architecture in Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland Valhalla Press 1978 0-919962-03-3 / 9780919962033 Soft Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 7x10 in. Oblong Jean M. Ball 
Blue softcover book of 100 pp. shows line drawings of historic buildings in ten Newfoundland towns. Drawings occupy the recto pages, with descriptions verso. No marks or damage, but some age-tanning. Volume II of Newfoundland Historic Trust Publications. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Story of the Chignecto Barrier
11 The Story of the Chignecto Barrier
Chignecto Canal Committee 1948 Soft Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Charts By Stevenson & Kellogg, Ltd., Montreal 
Softcover booklet of 19 pp. The idea of enabling ship traffic across the Chignecto Isthmus has been around for over 300 years. Time after time great plans are laid, only to be abandoned on the basis of cost. In 1882, H.G.C. Ketchum launched a plan to build a railway to carry ships across, but after spending $4,000,000 he ran out of time. This book dated about 1948 is a plea to try again. "Canada must keep her promise and build it now." - P.15. For further light on the subject, take a trip to Tidnish and research it on the internet. 
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The Loyalists; N.B. Museum Collection One, A. Gregg Finley (Ed.)
12 A. Gregg Finley (Ed.) The Loyalists; N.B. Museum Collection One
Saint John, N.B. New Brunswick Museum 1975 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Don Simpson 
Softcover book of 64 pp. Unpaginated. Cover shows regimental drum of the 2nd Battalion, New Jersey Volunteers. An outstanding collection of exhibits in b/w and colour from our own museum. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Story of Sussex and Vicinity, Aiton, Grace
13 Aiton, Grace The Story of Sussex and Vicinity
Sussex, N.B. Kings County Historical Society 1967 First ( No Additional printings) Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Six-page Photo Foldout 
Original beige softcover of 145 pp. No writing or damage. Primarily the work of Miss Grace Aiton, this book was completed by friends of the Historical Society four years after her death. Illustrations are concentrated in a 6-page foldout at the beginning of the book. The following narrative is highly concentrated and full of interesting details. Three sturdy staples hold the text block together. 
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14 Allaby, Eric Grand Manan
Grand Manan, N.B. Grand Manan Museum 1984 0-9691787-0-0 / 9780969178705 Soft Cover, Stapled Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 8 1/4 x 10 O.K. Schenk, et al Inscribed and Signed By Author
An excellent book, well-illustrated and described. I found the illustrations and descripions of lobster boats, herring pumpers, and scallop draggers especially informative. 64 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Handbook for Museum Curators, Part A, Section 1 (Administration), Allan, Owen, and Wallis
15 Allan, Owen, and Wallis Handbook for Museum Curators, Part A, Section 1 (Administration)
London The Museums Association 1960 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 7x10 in. 
Yellow stapled softcover of 51 pp. Lack of illustrations makes a boring read. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Loyalist City Streetcars; The Story of Street Railway Transit in Saint John, New Brunswick, Angus, Fred
16 Angus, Fred Loyalist City Streetcars; The Story of Street Railway Transit in Saint John, New Brunswick
West Hill, ON/ Saint John, N.B Railfare Enterprises Limited/ N.B. Museum 1979 0-919130-29-1 / 9780919130296 First( No Additional Printings) Hard Cover Very Good Good Plus Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Photos 
Maroon cloth on boards. DJ has several short edge tears head and foot. An informative study of Saint John and its early transportation system. This book is getting hard to find. 82 pp. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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17 Avery, Mrs. Elva A History of Tabusintac, N.B.
Tabusintac, N.B. Tabusintac Centennial Memorial Library 1978 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Attractive, illustrated cover. General history of the town and area. 130 pp. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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A Boy's Life in Fredericton; Anecdotes & Reminiscences, Bailey, Joseph Whitman
18 Bailey, Joseph Whitman A Boy's Life in Fredericton; Anecdotes & Reminiscences
Fredericton, N. B. University of New Brunswick Libraries 1999 1-55131-050-3 / 9781551310503 First ( No Additional printings) Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 Photos 
Softcover book of 48 pp. A Boston lawyer writes of his boyhood in Fredericton. Comments on various topics of the day by this sportsman and world traveler, son of pioneer geologist and science professor, Loring Woart Bailey, and his wife, Laurestine d'Avray. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Seventy Years of New Brunswick Life; Autobiographical Sketches, Baird, Lieut. Colonel William T.
19 Baird, Lieut. Colonel William T. Seventy Years of New Brunswick Life; Autobiographical Sketches
Fredericton, N. B. Arctician Books 1978 0-920762-00-X / 9780920762004 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Frontispiece Portrait 
Maroon cloth on boards. No writing or damage. 1978 reprint by St. Annes Point Press, Fredericton, as Number 71 of a limited edition of 500 copies. Originally printed by George E. Day, Saint John, in 1890. The author's original intent was to share some history with his children, but after successful publication of parts of his story he decided to publish all of it. 358 pp. plus errata. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Memories of Life on the Labrador and in Newfoundland, Barbour, Florence Grant
20 Barbour, Florence Grant Memories of Life on the Labrador and in Newfoundland
New York Carlton Press, Inc. 1973 First Edition Hard Cover Good Plus Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall 
Blue cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ. Previous owner's name. Authentic recollections of a former life on " The Rock." 113 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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