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Image for Reports & Accounts of the Corporation of the City of Saint John; For Year Ending December 31, 1913

Reports & Accounts of the Corporation of the City of Saint John; For Year Ending December 31, 1913

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Common Council: 1913

Seller ID: 009510


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. View more info

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Memorial Roll of Our Honored Dead 1939-1945

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Glasgow, N.S., Pictou Presbytery, United Church of Canada: 1946

Seller ID: 010422


Gold softcover stapled booklet of 11 pp. No writing or damage. 84 names representing 14 pastoral charges. View more info

Image for Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; No. 20 (1971)

Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; No. 20 (1971)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Historical Society: 1971

Edition: First( No Additional Printings)

Seller ID: 011141


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. View more info

Image for Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; No. 19 (1966)

Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; No. 19 (1966)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Historical Society: 1966

Edition: First( No Additional Printings)

Seller ID: 011142


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. View more info

Image for Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; No. 14 (1955)

Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; No. 14 (1955)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Historical Society: 1955

Edition: First( No Additional Printings)

Seller ID: 011143


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. View more info

Image for Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; Vol.I - No. 3 (1897)

Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; Vol.I - No. 3 (1897)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Historical Society: 1897

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011144


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. View more info

Image for Collections of  the New Brunswick Historical Society, No. 10 (1919)

Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society, No. 10 (1919)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Historical Society: 1919

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011179


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 ... View more info

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The Story of the Chignecto Barrier

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chignecto Canal Committee: 1948

Seller ID: 011278


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 ... View more info

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Greater Toronto; Centennial Edition 1834-1934

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Regent Press Limited: 1934

Seller ID: 011707


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). View more info

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Canada

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada Railway News Co.,Ltd.:

Seller ID: 011708


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. View more info

Ten Historic Towns; Heritage Architecture in Newfoundland

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Valhalla Press: 1978

Seller ID: 012340


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. View more info

Image for The Loyalists; N.B. Museum Collection One

The Loyalists; N.B. Museum Collection One

By: A. Gregg Finley (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Museum: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011282


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. View more info

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The Story of Sussex and Vicinity

By: Aiton, Grace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sussex, N.B., Kings County Historical Society: 1967

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011122


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. View more info

Grand Manan

By: Allaby, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grand Manan, N.B., Grand Manan Museum: 1984

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012341


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. View more info

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Handbook for Museum Curators, Part A, Section 1 (Administration)

By: Allan, Owen, and Wallis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Museums Association: 1960

Seller ID: 011704


Yellow stapled softcover of 51 pp. Lack of illustrations makes a boring read. View more info

Image for Loyalist City Streetcars; The Story of Street Railway Transit in Saint John, New Brunswick

Loyalist City Streetcars; The Story of Street Railway Transit in Saint John, New Brunswick

By: Angus, Fred

Price: $30.00

Publisher: West Hill, ON/ Saint John, N.B, Railfare Enterprises Limited/ N.B. Museum: 1979

Edition: First( No Additional Printings)

Seller ID: 011358


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. View more info

A History of Tabusintac, N.B.

By: Avery, Mrs. Elva

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tabusintac, N.B., Tabusintac Centennial Memorial Library: 1978

Seller ID: 012405


Attractive, illustrated cover. General history of the town and area. 130 pp. View more info

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A Boy's Life in Fredericton; Anecdotes & Reminiscences

By: Bailey, Joseph Whitman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., University of New Brunswick Libraries: 1999

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011286


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. View more info

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Seventy Years of New Brunswick Life; Autobiographical Sketches

By: Baird, Lieut. Colonel William T.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Arctician Books: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010970


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. View more info

Timothy Warren Anglin 1822-96; Irish Catholic Canadian

By: Baker, William M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012629


Timothy Warren Anglin arrived in Saint John among hundreds of other Irish immigrants in 1849. He is best remembered as a no-nonsense churchman and newspaper publisher who staunchly opposed Confederation and fathered a daughter who became a prominent stage actress and producer. Anglin's newspaper was The Freeman. 336 pp. View more info