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Image for They Planted Well; New England Planters in Maritime Canada

They Planted Well; New England Planters in Maritime Canada

By: Conrad, Margaret

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Acadiensis Press: 1988

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005691

ISBN: 0-919-107-20-6

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial soft cover after a drawing by William Morrison, ca. 1830. This book is comprised of proceedings of the Planter Studies Conference sponsored by the Planters Studies Committee , held in Wolfville, N.S., in October, 1987. MISSING pp. 2-11 of the Introduction and pp. 14-15, which are the first two pages of the article by R.S. Longley, entitled The Coming of the New England Planters to the Annapolis Valley. A careful look revealed no additional missing p... View more info

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Not By Choice; The True Story of the French English Struggle

By: Cougle, R.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B, Self-published: 1989

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008279


Original blue-and-white soft cover. Head of title page excised. Small tear foot of spine. Absorbing account of how our long-standing troubles over language came to be. 141 pp. plus References. View more info

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The History of the Salvation Army (Vol. Six, 1914-1946)

By: Coutts, Frederick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Salvation Army: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011983

ISBN: 0-89216-035-7

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked softcover copy of Vol. 6 of a 6-volume edition. SA spine sticker and bookplate. View more info

The Marvellous Country; Or, Three Years in Arizona and New Mexico, the Apaches' Home

By: Cozzens, Samuel Woodworth

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Amherst, N.S., Rogers & Black: 1874

Seller ID: 012432

Condition: Good


Green cloth on boards, lettered in gilt on cover and spine. Spine worn head and foot. Hinges cracked and glued. 532 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Girl Guides of New Brunswick 1967-1985

By: Crawford, Mrs. Sally

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Council, Girl Guides of Canada: 1985

Seller ID: 010976

ISBN: 0-9692051-0-4

Condition: Good Minus


White softcover. Upper rear corner bent and creased. No writing. 56 pp. View more info

Bluenose Ghosts

By: Creighton, Helen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw- Hill Ryerson, Ltd.: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012226

ISBN: 0-7700-0022-3

Condition: Good Plus


Blue cloth on boards. A few white specks and cup ring on cover. 280 pp. "You will have discovered too that the supernatural in Nova Scotia is not a subject talked about for the sole purpose of entertainment..." - P. 280. Previous owner's name. View more info

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Bluenose Magic; Popular Beliefs and Superstitions in Nova Scotia

By: Creighton, Helen (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing, Limited: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011175

ISBN: 1-55109-487-8

Condition: Good Plus


Colour cover paperback. No writing. Faint tea stains on front edges and one index page. 312 pp. with index. View more info

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Backtracking with Fernie and District Historical Society

By: Crisafio, Robert (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fernie, B.C., Fernie and District Historical Society: 1977

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006466

Condition: Very Good


Original stapled trade paperback. An intimate look by photos and text at this coal-mining region of Southeastern B.C. History of native tribes, businesses, churches, and schools. Index. 144 pp. View more info

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The Romance and Rise of the American Tropics

By: Crowther, Samuel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Doran: 1929

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 000233

Condition: Good


Original orange cloth over boards, torn DJ repaired inside with invisible tape. Front hinge shows strain, but still strongly attached. Treats of West Indies as well as Central America. Credits Yankee ingenuity in building up economies of these areas. 175 illustrations. 390 pp. with index. View more info

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The King's Royal Regiment of New York/ Index, Appendices, and a Master Muster Roll

By: Cruikshank, Brig. Gen. Ernest A./ Watt, Gavin K. (Ed.)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario Historical Society: 1984

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 006566

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Previous owner's bookplate and endpaper notes. A book about Canada and Canadians, especially Ontarians, in the years between 1775 and 1783. As well as the two main features of the book, a number of related clippings, brochures, and photographs are laid in. 295 pp., including index. View more info

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Debrett's Family Historian; A Guide to Tracing Your Ancestry

By: Currer-Briggs, Noel and Gambier, Royston

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Collins Publishers: 1981

Edition: First (Synonymously with Webb & Bower)

Seller ID: 010665

ISBN: 0-00-216858-8

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. No writing or damage. 205 pp. View more info

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The Voice of Dafoe; A Selection of Editorials on Collective Security, 1931-1944

By: Dafoe, John W. (Ed. By W.L. Morton)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited: 1945

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003397

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth on boards. DJ chipped head and foot, repaired inside with invisible tape. Dafoe was Editor-in-Chief of the Winnipeg Free Press from 1903 to 1944. Gift inscription. 293 pp. with index. View more info

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Growing Up African

By: David, Jay and Harrington, Helise

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., William Morrow and Company: 1971

Seller ID: 001439

Condition: As New


Original beige boards on brown half-cloth. Pictorial DJ. Both as new. Black Africans recount their childhoods in Africa. 287 pp. with historical highlights and bibliography. View more info

The Real Paradise; Memories of Africa 1950-1963

By: Davidson, Ann M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Durham, Pentland Press, Ltd.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012516

ISBN: 1-85821-044-5

Condition: Very Good


Recently at home in St. Andrews, N.B., the author lived for 13 years in Nyasaland, which became Malawi. An inspired correspondent. Large foldout map. Laid in is an ad from Scottish World. 548 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Ruffles and Rapiers

By: Davies, Blodwen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 011229

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth on boards. DJ nearly complete, but with scattered nicks and small tears. Previous owner's name. 124 pp. View more info

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The First Sex

By: Davis, Elizabeth Gould

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1971

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 010362

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Black cloth on boards. DJ mildly crimped head and foot. No writing. Mild edge soil. Related clippings laid in. DJ quote, "The book that proves that woman's contribution to civilization has been greater than man's." 382 pp. with index. Heavy book might need extra postage. View more info

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Peoples of the Maritimes; Mi'kmaq

By: Davis, Stephen A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Nimbus Publishing Limited: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011170

ISBN: 1-55109-180-1

Condition: Near Fine


Colour photo cover paperback. Note: Text pages use the spelling, Micmac. Preferred is Mi'kmaq. One important site is Debert, N.S., where many stone tools and spear points have been found. The 74 pages of this book are much too limited to provide a useful understanding of this tribe's heritage. View more info

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Constitutional Issues in Canada 1900-1931

By: Dawson, Robert MacGregor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1933

Seller ID: 007624

Condition: Good


Origiinal black cloth on boards. Inscribed: "Walter W.V. Foster, Dec. 25, 33, In memory of the legal rights of the Maritimes. W.E.F." The donor was Walter Edward Foster, 17th Premier of New Brunswick. The recipient was his son. Deals with a broad range of related issues including the resignation of the King government, elections frauds, and the reform of the Senate. Front hinge cracked at ttle page. 482 pp. including index. View more info

New Brunswick's Unsung Heroes

By: Dearborn, Dorothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Neptune Publishing Co.: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 012439

ISBN: 1-896 270-10-7

Condition: Very Good


Yellow softcover of 123 pp. Heart-rending stories of rescue by neighbours, officials, and friends. View more info

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From Humble Beginnings; The Story of Agriculture in New Brunswick

By: DeMerchant, E. B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., N.B. Ag and Rural Dev./ N.B. Fed. Of Ag.: 1983

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007354

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original colour photo cover paperback. Previous owner's name. It all began with a garden planted on St. Croix Island in 1604 by followers of Sieur De Monts, who was accompanied by Samuel de Champlain, a geographer and historian. Forced to move to Port Royal the following year, the little French colony struggled on until overrun by the British in 1613, after which it was batted back and forth between English and French until the expulsion of the Acadians in 1755. 94 p... View more info