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Image for Finest Kind and Other Shore Lines from Manley and Experience

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

Rhythm of the Tides; The Fisheries of Grand Manan

By: Peters, Tim

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: [email protected], Tim Peters Photography: 2000

Edition: First Printing Stated.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012967

ISBN: 0970400802

Condition: Near Fine


Colour softcover shows setting lobster traps. Most of the text is contained in two pages by the author, although there are a few paragraphs as well as individual cut lines with each photo. 96 pp. View more info

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Joseph Brant (The Canadians)

By: Petrie, A. Roy

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1978

Seller ID: 006571

ISBN: 0889022178

Condition: Very Good


Original portrait cover trade paperback. A brief but informative biography of the great chief of the Mohawks of Tyendinaga and Brantford, who did so much to assist the British in war and secure the rights of his people at the same time. 64 pp. View more info

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Life and Labor in the Old South

By: Phillips, Ulrich Bonnell

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Co.: 1929

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010490

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Dark blue cloth on boards lettered and decorated in gilt. Prominent gift note inside front cover. Appears to be a straightforward study of society in the South with all its warts and wonders. Foldout Economic Map of the South (1860) attached to last page of index. 375 pp. with index. View more info

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Islands of Death

By: Pidhainy, Semen

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Burns and MacEachern: 1953

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004767

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. An absorbing and depressing autobiographical account of a Ukrainian sent to a Russian labour camp, Solovky, near the Arctic Circle. No writing or damage. 240 pp. View more info

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Rebuilding National Political Parties

By: Politics 4416 Class, UNBSJ

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Brunswick Press, Ltd.: 1996

Seller ID: 012323

ISBN: 0-88790-123-9

Condition: Very Good


A class project, signed by several members of the class, as well as the Hon. Jean J. Charest and Mr. Bernard Lord. Class Instructor was Dr. Don Desserud. 95 pp. View more info

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Three English Women in America

By: Pope-Hennessy, Una

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009910

Condition: Good Plus


Brown cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. In 1827, Frances (Fanny)Trollope, wife of a lawyer in England, took her family to Nashoba, a commune in the U.S. After a short stay they moved to Cincinnati. Her motives for going toi the States are not clear, but she seemed to have an interest in the anti-slavery movement. At any rate, she used some of this experience to develop her subsequent writing career. Fanny Kemble, a British actress and abolitionist, married Pierce Butler, a plantation owner with many slaves. After they separated in 1847 she toured the U.S., but did not publish her... View more info

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Cajun Sketches; From the Prairies of Southwest Louisiana

By: Post, Lauren C.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA, Louisiana State University Press: 1962

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007657

Condition: Very Good


Original beige cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. DJ worn along head. Photos taken in the 30's depict farming methods, weaving, homes, and entertainments. 215 pp. View more info

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My Twenty-Five Years in China

By: Powell. John B.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Macmillan & Co.: 1945

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 010861

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials. For twenty years before Pearl Harbor Powell published the newspaper, China Weekly Review. This book outlines lots of wartime history never touched on in my education or experience. Another book I want to read. 435 pp. View more info

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B.C. Studies, No. 6-7, Fall-Winter, 1970 (Archaeology in British Columbia, New Discoveries)

By: Prang, Margaret/ Young, Walter (Eds.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., University of British Columbia Press: 1970

Seller ID: 007967

Condition: Very Good


Original yellow softcover. All 152 pages devoted to B.C. sites and digs, with photos and drawings. Maps and datelines of native tribes. Sites in the Queen Charlotte Islands, Lytton, Lillooet, Fraser Delta, Gulf Islands, St. Mungo, Bella Coola, and many others. Of interest to any student of primitive cultures, their tools and weapons. Book is clean and sound. View more info

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Lunenburgh or the Old Eastern District

By: Pringle, J.D.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Belleville, Ontario, Mika Publishing Company: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006573

Condition: Very Good


Original reprint in blue cloth on boards. First published in 1890 by Judge Pringle of Cornwall, who includes "personal recollections" of the town as well as history of the King's Royal Regiment of New York and names of successful bidders for lots in Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry up to 1786. Previous owner's bookplate, name, and notes. Otherwise clean and undamaged. 421 pp. plus Appenda of Officers List of the First Battalion of His Majesty's Regiment of Royal Highland Emigrants and List of Names. View more info

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The Enduring Empire of the Brit-ish

By: Pritchett, Rev. P. H.

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: London, Covenant Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1928

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011029

Condition: Good Plus


Blue cloth on boards. Several marginal checks and some underlining in pencil. Cover soil and edge foxing. We recently listed another title from Covenant Publishing which supports the same theory. See The Origin of the English by Weldon. 101 pp. View more info

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Ancient and Holy Wells of Cornwall

By: Quiller-Couch, M. & L.

Price: $65.00 USD

Publisher: London, Chas J. Clark: 1894

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006215

Condition: Good


Original green cloth on beveled boards. Two previous owners' names. Cover generally abraded, but intact. References to 96 wells. Some endpaper notes. 217 pp. View more info

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Authentic Letters from Upper Canada

By: Radcliff, Rev. Thomas (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada, Ltd.: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010135

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards. DJ missing thumbnail-size piece from head of spine. No writing. One of the Pioneer Book Series. Letters tell of the Magrath and Radcliff families who emigrated to what is now southern Ontario about 1830. A final section describes field sports. Note: Two additional volumes of this series, In Search of the Magnetic North, and Journeys to the Island of St. John are listed separately. 207 pp. View more info

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CIA: A History

By: Ranelagh, John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 1992

Edition: First Published 1992

Seller ID: 004011

ISBN: 0563362502

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. No writing and no damage. Personnel, history, primary targets, presidential relations, etc. Points up the attitude that "anything goes" in its clandestine operations. An eye-opener. 256 pp. View more info

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Caught in the Revolution

By: Rappaport, Helen

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2017

Edition: First U.S. Edition Stated

Seller ID: 012752

ISBN: 1250056640

Condition: Very Good Plus


Black cloth on boards. The most cold-blooded events of my awareness before the Holocaust. 430 pp. View more info

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Canada and Three Crises (Contemporary Affairs Series No. 42)

By: Reford, Robert W.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Canadian Institute of International Affairs: 1968

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003785

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Minor hand soil on DJ. No other writing and no damage. The offshore islands of China, the Suez Canal crisis in 1956, and the Cuba missile crisis. 246 pp. View more info