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Image for Saint Croix; The Sentinel River

Saint Croix; The Sentinel River

By: Murchie, Guy

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan, and Pearce: 1947

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 012973

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's name. Two DJ panels laid in. Green cloth on boards. No writing or damage. 281 pp. with index. Historical sketches of its discovery, early conflicts and final occupation by English and American settlers with some comments on Indian life. View more info

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Directory of Irish Genealogy 1991; Vol. 2

By: Murphy, Sean

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Dublin, Divelina Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 005981

Condition: Very Good


Original blue softcover booklet of 48 pp.with map cover. No writing or damage. Clans of Ireland, Register of Irish emigrants, and many more articles. Qualifies as letter mail for reduced postage. View more info

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Prince Edward's Legacy: The Duke of Kent in Halifax - Romance and Beautiful Buildings

By: Naftel, William D.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, Formac Publishing Company, Limited: 2005

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007836

Condition: Near Fine


Original illustrated paper boards, backed in green cloth. Engrossing historical background illustrated by many photos and drawings, some in colour. ISBN 0-88780-648-1. How many Haligonians know the story ? 96 pp. View more info

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Youth's Work in the New World

By: Nall, T. Otto

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Association Press: 1936

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003908

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth with bright gold lettering on boards. Interviews with 27 men and women whose eyes were "turned to the future" even in the midst of the Depression. Encouragement for the young to forge ahead, to "create something that is useful or beautiful or ennobling - or all three."- DJ. Previous owner's name. DJ chipped and hand-soiled. Text age-toned and edges dirty, but all readable. 216 pp. View more info

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The Life of a Sportsman

By: Nimrod (Charles Apperley)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Lehmann: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004718

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. First published in 1832, a "half-true, half-fictitious story." We are not told which is which, but anyone who is nuts on horses, riding, hunting, drinking and/or gambling won't care. Previous owner's name. 384 pp. View more info

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Suffer Little Children; An Autobiography of a Foster Child

By: O'Brien, Dereck

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Breakwater: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012225

ISBN: 1-55081-032-4

Condition: Very Good


Photo cover hardback of 167 pp. First-person account of growing up in foster care. As a former Protection Caseworker for Children's Aid Society I can vouch that such things as are described here really happen in Canada. I commend the author ! View more info

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Mother Ireland

By: O'Brien, Edna

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers: 1976

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 010906

ISBN: 0-15-162587-5

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name stamp blacked out. DJ has tiny tears head and foot of spine. No underlining or other writing. First nonfiction work by a popular novelist. .144 pp. View more info

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Montreal Boundary Creek Mining Company, Limited; Original Minutes of Formation and Bylaws

By: Ogilvie, Walker Alexander

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., 1899

Seller ID: 005745

Condition: Very Good


Original blank book containing handwritten records of the formation and Bylaws of The Montreal Boundary Creek Mining Company. Senator Alexander Walker Ogilvie, of Montreal, served as chairman. Others from Montreal were James George Ross (Chartered Accountant), William Barclay Stephens (Manager of the Western Loan and Trust Co.), and William Lovett Hogg ( Manager of the Investment Co.). From Saint John were Frank A. Baird (Mining Broker), and Edward P. Raymond. Capital stock was $2,000,000 divided into two million shares at $1.00 each. Additional handwritten entries are by L.J. Tweedie, Pro... View more info

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East and West Indians Rescue Trinidad

By: Ottley, C.R.

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Fairview, Diago Martin, Trinidad, Crusoe Publishing House: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012512

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Orange softcover with photo of two young ladies. This is the third volume of Trinidad history by this author, intended to cover the period 1838-1850. Map of Trinidad bound in, and map of Port of Spain attached inside back cover. Widely distributed in 1975, but scarce today. 121 pp. View more info

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Donalblane of Darien

By: Oxley, J. MacDonald

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Musson Book Company:

Seller ID: 007917

Condition: Fair to Good


Original red cloth on boards. Canada Series. The story of wealthy Scotsman, William Paterson, and his founding of the Darien project, written for younger readers. First free endpaper and frontispiece have sustained a mid-page cut of 1-2 inches. Previous owner's name. The protagonist, Donalblane, was a nephew to a friend of Paterson's. 128 pp. View more info

(Peoples of the Maritimes) Blacks

By: Pachai, Bridglal

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Tantallon, N.S., Four East Publications: 1993

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012665

ISBN: 0-920427-38-3

Condition: Very Good


Peoples of the Maritimes Series. Very clean. No writing or damage. Full-page portraits of various members of the Black Community of the Maritimes. View more info

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Cape Breton Ships and Men

By: Parker, John P.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Ltd.: 1980

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 007111

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original illustrated cover trade paperback. ISBN 0-07-077872-8. I found the drawings which show the steps in building a ship especially interesting. One of the classics of Maritime history. 199 pp. View more info

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The Bank Book

By: Parker, Maude

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, Limited: 1928

Seller ID: 007361

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on beveled boards. No writing or damage except minor abrasion to beveled edges of cover. Begins with an 8-page historical summary of the Bank of England, and then 12 colour plates with short descriptions of each on facing page, separated by two blank pp. in each case. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Framing Feminism; Art and the Women's Movement 1970-1985

By: Parker, Rozsika and Pollock, Griselda (Eds.)

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, Pandora Press: 1987

Seller ID: 010629

ISBN: 0-86358-179-X

Condition: Good


White illustrated cover paperback. Underlining and highlighting. 345 pp. with index. View more info

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Big Family

By: Partridge, Bellamy

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McLeod: 1941

Edition: First Printing August, 1941

Seller ID: 000115

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth, 323 pp. A look back to the 1880's , when "food was cheap, children's demands were modest", and "no monthly payments..., since installment buying had not yet been contrived." By the sixth child of a "Big Family." P.O.N. roughly erased. 3 ink stamps. View more info

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Namaqualand; Garden of the Gods

By: Patterson, Freeman

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 1984

Edition: First (Number Line Begins in 1)

Seller ID: 006438

ISBN: 0919493378

Condition: Near Fine


Original maroon cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Inscribed and signed by Freeman Patterson. Map, Introduction, The face of Namaqualand, Spring comes to Namaqualand, Plants and other natural things, Photographing the land in bloom, A day in the Kamiesberg. 128 pp. View more info

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Finest Kind and Other Shore Lines from Manley and Experience

By: Perry, Hattie A.

Price: $10.00 USD

Publisher: Barrington, N.S., Self Published: 1990

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006450

ISBN: 0969145810

Condition: As New


Original tan illustrated softcover. Meet Manley and Experience, a loving couple of gulls whose favourite place in Barrington is the Old Woolen Mill. Fly with them as they observe humans in all their manifestations. Empathize with Manley as he visits the library in search of a bird book, only to be shocked by what humans are reading ! Experience consoles him, "Us birds is lucky, we'm don't hav'ta hobnob with humans." 79 pp. MULTIPLE COPIES AVAILABLE. View more info

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Through a Hole in the Fog

By: Perry, Hattie A.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Barrington, N.S., Spindrift Publishing: 1991

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006451

ISBN: 0969145829

Condition: As New


Original beige photo softcover. An impressive local history by the late Hattie A. Perry, longtime resident and booster of Barrington and the area. Sundry topics of local interest include newspapers, black citizens, Roosevelt's yacht, logging, Irish moss, whales, horse-racing, and fire departments. A welcome gift for anyone with connections to the area. Index of personal names. 86 pp. MULTIPLE COPIES AVAILABLE. View more info

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Mrs. Mary and Others; Women of Barrington

By: Perry, Hattie A.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Barrington, N.S., Spindrift Publishing: 1993

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006505

ISBN: 0969145837

Condition: As New


Original trade paperback with cross-stitch motif. Portraits and biographies of several women of Barrington who have played important roles in the struggle for emancipation and equality. Some of the names are Atwood, Rodgerson, Doane, Hogg, Wagner, and many more. 93 pp. with index of names. Booksellers inquire for multiple copies at special rates. View more info

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This Was Barrington

By: Perry, Hattie A.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia Museum: 1983

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 010350

ISBN: 0969099894

Condition: As New


Original beige illustrated softcover. Title and facing pages note 10 main points of Barrington from a century ago - from. Josiah Coffin to J. Homer. By turning to the index in the back I located "J. Fernandez Coffin" on p. 93, where it refers to a list he made in the Yarmouth Light. Such was the care with which Hattie Perry put her books together. Interesting, folksy narrative with several photos make this an entertaining as well as useful history of the Barrington area. 119 pp. MULTIPLE COPIES AVAILABLE. View more info