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Silver Harvest; The Fundy Weirmen's Story

By: Wilbur, Richard and Wentworth, Ernest

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Goose Lane: 1986

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013044

ISBN: 0-86492-086-5

Condition: Very Good


Original grey cloth on boards. Colour photo DJ. Plunges the reader right into the action from the first paragraph, herring running off the Wolves. You could build your own brush weir from the instructions given. Loaded with quotations of local dialect, primarily of New Brunswick but also of Maine. You can almost hear and taste it! 92 pp. View more info

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Voices of the Bay; Reflections on Changing Times Along Fundy Shores

By: Wilbur, Richard/Harvey, Janice

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Conservation Council of New Brunswick, Inc.: 1992

Seller ID: 012336

ISBN: 0-9695708-0-5

Condition: Very Good


This book holds much more vital information than meets the eye of the casual observer. A close reading of any of the six chapters is sure to yield a composite picture of life in that particular region. Read the whole book and you'll get an impressive awareness of the strength of the people who live here. 86 pp. View more info

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Through Footless Halls of Air; The Stories of a Few of the Many Who Failed to Return

By: Williston, Floyd

Price: $28.00 USD

Publisher: Burnstown, ON, General Store Publishing House: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 011631

ISBN: 1-896182-44-5

Condition: Very Good


A book of exceptional quality due to its completeness. The author not only tells the story, he also gives much credit to various assistants, helps the reader by means of a glossary, and supplies a bibliography for the serious researcher. The cover art and poetry quotations complete the picture. 310 pp. Softcover. View more info

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A Geography and History of the County of Digby, N.S.

By: Wilson, Isaiah W.

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Belleville, Ontario, Mika Publishing Company: 1975

Edition: Second Facsimile Printing

Seller ID: 009894

ISBN: 0-919302-50-5

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Very little marginal marking. Ink notes on rear endpapers. Previous owner's name. Heavy book will need extra postage. 471 pp. View more info

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Steel Cavalry: The 8th New Brunswick Hussars and the Italian Campaign

By: Windsor, Lee

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Goose Lane Editions/N.B. Military Heritage Project: 2011

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012928

ISBN: 086492657X

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine paperback. Well-known outfit from Sussex, N.B., with history. 195 pp. View more info

Image for The St. John River Flood of 2008; River Rising

The St. John River Flood of 2008; River Rising

By: Wishart, John (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Brunswick News, Inc.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012337

ISBN: 978-0-9810210-0

Condition: Near Fine


Colour photos of the flood. Text in English and French. 98 pp. View more info

Family Ties; the Real Story of the McCain Feud

By: Woloschuk, Michael

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toroonto, Key Porter Books: 1995

Edition: First (Number Line Ends in 1)

Seller ID: 013110

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Previous owner's name. All about the falling out between the brothers. It's Biblical ! 295 pp. ISBN 1-55013-722-0 and 9 781550 137224. View more info

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Early Marriage Records of New Brunswick

By: Wood-Holt, B. (Ed.)

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Holland House Inc.: 1986

Edition: Limited Edition #452 OF 1000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012648

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


No marks except author's signature. Saint John City and County from the British Conquest to 1839. 357 pp. with index. View more info

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Back a Long Way

By: Wright, Esther Clark

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Wolfville, N.S., Self-published: 1986

Seller ID: 009662

Condition: Very Good


Blue photo cover trade paperback. Previous owner's name. One of New Brunswick's favourite authors/historians shares memories of Fredericton, Christmas letters, persons and events of the 18th Century, and fiction from the 20th. 152 pp. View more info

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Saint John Ships and Their Builders

By: Wright, Esther Clark

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Wolfville, N.S., Self-published: 1976

Edition: First Printing Stated

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010807

Condition: Good Plus


Orange illustrated paperback. Signed by Esther Clark Wright. Three ladies' names. Spine faded. Top corner of back cover missing. Copies of this book are getting harder to find, and it's the only one of its kind. 229 pp. with index. View more info

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The St. John River and Its Tributaries

By: Wright, Esther Clark

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Wolfville, N.S., Self-published: 1966

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 012584

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original pictorial cover trade paperback. No writing or damage. The author grew up along the river, as did several previous generations. Later, she specialized in New Brunswick history, for which she received a Ph.D. at Radcliffe. Like her other books, this one is packed with facts, figures, and interesting narrative. 218 pp. with index. Small brown spot on cover. View more info

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The Saint John River

By: Wright, Esther Clark

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, Ltd.: 1949

Seller ID: 012621

Condition: Very Good


This was her first book on the river, which she re-wrote to add "And Its Tributaries." Can there be a better way to get to know New Brunswick than by reading Mrs. Wright's books ? 254 pp. with index. Previous owner's name. View more info

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The St. John River and Its Tributaries

By: Wright, Esther Clark

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, The Author: 1966

Edition: First Edition (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013025

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. DJ has 2 1/2" tear on the front and corner and edge wear. Previous owner's name. The author was a native of New Brunswick and was well-educated. Her books are good sources of information for anyone studying history or genealogy, especially the Loyalists. 218 pp. View more info

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Blomidon Rose

By: Wright, Esther Clark

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Windsor, N.S., Lancelot Press, Ltd.: 1977

Seller ID: 013031

Condition: Good Minus


Somewhat faded light blue softcover. Third printing from April, 1977. A treasure for those who know the area and the author. Printed by Lancelot Press, but I wouldn't be surprised if she published it herself. 206 pp. View more info

The Other Halifax Explosion; Bedford Magazine July 18-20, 1945

By: Wright, H. Millard

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Self-published (?):

Edition: First (No Additonal printings)

Seller ID: 013079

Condition: Very Good Plus


The author is a Nova Scotia native who began writing after his retirement in 1992. This is an account of the explosion at Bedford shortly after the end of WWII. Luckily, only one person was killed. Approximately 170 pp. View more info

L'ile Partridge Island; A Gateway to North America

By: Wright, Harold E.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Partridge Island and Harbour Heritage , Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Printing 1995

Seller ID: 013103

ISBN: 0-9691914-2-1

Condition: Very Good


Original colour photo soft cover. French and English text. History of its role as light station, quarantine station, and military battery. 71 pp. plus inside cover illustrations. View more info

Bridging Saint John Harbour

By: Wright, Harold E. And Goguen, Joseph

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013155

ISBN: 978-1-4671-2010

Condition: Very Good


Photographic cover trade paperback with cream titles with black and red accents. This book traces the history of the various bridges over the Saint John Harbour which have connected Saint John's West Side to the rest of the city. Over 200 vintage black and white photos, including maps. Harold E. Wright is the author of several other books of Saint John history, while Joseph Goguen is an English teacher and tour guide. 127 pp. View more info

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Timber Colony; A Historical Geography of Early Nineteenth Century New Brunswick

By: Wynn, Graeme

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1981

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013036

ISBN: 0-8020-6407-8

Condition: Very Good


Connections between people and places from 1800-1850, with many illustrations. Sawmills, regulation, and exploitation. 224 pp. with index. View more info