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Image for Yesteryear - Today; Saint John, B.C.

Yesteryear - Today; Saint John, B.C.

By: Cusack, Ruby M.

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Self-published: 1987

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012304

Condition: Good


Second edition of self-published local history. Gift note. 43 pp. View more info

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Index to Death Roll; St. John Globe 1897-1926

By: Cusack, Ruby M. (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Self-published (?): 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011161

ISBN: 0-929085-03-5

Condition: Near Fine


Grey softcover. No writing or damage. A collection in alphabetical order of dates of deaths (or in some cases, dates of publication of deaths) as recorded annually by the St. John Globe newspaper. No records are available for 1915. Distributed by Miramichi Books, Saint John, N.B. 148 pp. View more info

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An Account of the Life of William Davidson Otherwise John Godsman of Banffshire and Aberdeenshire in Scotland and Miramichi in British North America

By: Davidson, W.H.

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Museum: 1947

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008610

Condition: Very Good


Original brown trade paperback. Historical Studies No. 6. John Godsman came from a respected family in Banffshire, where he learned the fishing business by leasing waters from the Duke of Gordon. At the age of 24 he relocated to Nova Scotia to start his own fishery. He and his business partner were granted "any two Stations or Rivers not already granted." Since the Acadians had been driven out the Miramichi area was sparsely populated. Davidson received a grant of 100,000 acres - 2/3 to himself and 1/3 to Cort, his partner. Thus began the Davidson "empire" on the Miramich... View more info

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The Storied Streets of Quebec

By: Davies, Blodwen

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal, Louis Carrier & Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012070

Condition: Good


Grey softcover with repaired map folded at back. Four stories and Index. Seventeenth Century Shadows. Martyrs and Some Merrymakers. Romances and Other Things. The River Weaves a Spell. 94 pp. with Index. View more info

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New Brunswick Haunted Houses...and Other Tales

By: Dearborn, Dorothy

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Neptune Publishing Co., Ltd.: 2001

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 011847

ISBN: 978-1896-2702-1

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. No writing or damage. Another book of strange events by this local author. 128 pp. View more info

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Legends, Oddities, & Mysteries, Including UFO Experiences in New Brunswick

By: Dearborn, Dorothy

Price: $15.00 USD

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

Edition: First Printing Stated.

Seller ID: 012900

ISBN: 1-896270-06-9

Condition: Very Good


White softcover. Unusual occurrences in New Brunswick. This author was always coming up with a new gathering of local stories on strange subjects. This one has everything from gull-wing cars to a German submarine - and all right here in New Brunswick ! 123 pp. View more info

True Stories; New Brunswickers at War !

By: Dearborn, Dorothy

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Neptune Publishing Company, Ltd.: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 013131

ISBN: 1-896270-12-3

Condition: Very Good Minus


Original red illustrated trade paperback. No writing. Bottom right corner torn from title page (not affecting print). Photos and drawings. The author gives brief sketches of the exploits of several military men, and one horse, gathered from various sources. 159 pp. View more info

An Anecdotal History of Kings County, New Brunswick

By: Dearborn, Dorothy

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, Neptune Publishing Company, Limited: 2006

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 013200

ISBN: 1-896270-25-5

Condition: Near Fine


Original photo illustrated softcover. A popular book by one of Southern New Brunswick's most prolific local history writers. 144 pp. View more info

Along the Shores of St. Mary's Bay (Volume One, The First Hundred Years)

By: Deveau, J. Alphonse

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Church Point, N.S., Imprimerie De Universite Sainte-Anne: 1977

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013262

Condition: Very Good


Original blue trade paperback. History of Acadian and Loyalist settlements on the north shore of Nova Scotia. 165 mimeographed pp. View more info

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Village of Tide Head, N.B. 1984

By: Dickson, Allen (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Tide Head, N.B., Tide Head Village Council: 1984

Seller ID: 012429

Condition: Very Good


26-page softcover stapled booklet. Village Council. History. Senior Citizens. Esso Garage. Tide Head Falcons. Senior Citizen Home. Morrisey Rock. Bicentennial. Map. Volunteer Fire Brigade. Schools. Churches. Youth Groups. Post Office. Cemetery. View more info

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Critical Natural Areas in New Brunswick

By: Dionne, Farmer, and Young

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., New Horizons Critical Natural Areas Committee: 1988

Edition: First - No Additional Printings

Seller ID: 013040

ISBN: 0-9693621-0-2

Condition: Very Good Minus


Original pale yellow-green soft cover with some soil. Every other page is a map. 313 pp. View more info

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The First 75 Years; A Headline History of Sudbury, Canada

By: Dorian, Charles

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Ilfracombe, Devon, Arthur H. Stockwell, Ltd.: 1963

Edition: First Edition (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011666

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Errata card bound in. No writing or damage to book. DJ worn at head of spine. 300 pp. View more info

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The Art of Alex Colville

By: Dow, Helen J.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill-Ryerson: 1978

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 012376

ISBN: 0-07-082813-X

Condition: Very Good


The full measure of Colville's work in surprisingly good condition. 231 huge pages with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

Front Benches and Back Rooms

By: Doyle, Arthur T.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Green Tree Publishing Company, Ltd.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013115

ISBN: 0-919476-67-8

Condition: Very Good


Blue-green cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ has several pen scribblings, chips and tears. A litany of questionable deals and dirty tricks which happened right here in New Brunswick. 306 pp. View more info

Heroes of New Brunswick

By: Doyle, Arthur T.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Brunswick Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013259

ISBN: 0-88790-118-2

Condition: Very Good Plus


Photo cover paperback. Bios and portraits of 25 men and women who put New Brunswick on the map. 133 pp. View more info

Campbellton's Family Album, Volume 2

By: Doyle, Irene

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Privately Printed: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013070

Condition: Very Good


This book would be a good resource for anyone who has roots in Restigouche County, New Brunswick...full of people (some listed with birthdates), houses, schools, and businesses in Campbellton, especially from the early 20th century. Lots of photos! 160 pp. View more info

She's All Yours, Mr. Pilot; The Marine Pilots of Saint John (Signed)

By: Duffy, Capt. Donald H. & McKelvey, E. Neil

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Trinity Publishing: 2008

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 013132

ISBN: 978-1-897306-92

Condition: Near Fine


Original red and white illustrated softcover. An informative look at an essential part of local history that is not well-known as well as a portrayal of the continuing importance of the pilot's role in modern shipping. As ships and ports get bigger, the pilot's job increases in complexity. 174 pp. View more info

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St. John's Church, Truro, N.S.

By: Dunphy, Clifford R. And MacPhee, Harvey W.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Truro, N.S., St. John's Centennial Committee: 1973

Edition: First( No Additional Printings)

Seller ID: 011151

Condition: Very Good


Grey photocover stapled booklet. Not a history, but a retelling of the story of construction in 1873. Some original manuscript notes by Archdeacon J.A Kaulbach and a manuscript by Rev. W. P. Robertson from 1913 are cited. Bibliography. View more info

Whose Leaves Never Fade: The Story of the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception

By: Dwyer, Erin

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Rothesay, NB, Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013239

ISBN: 0-9733883-0-7

Condition: Very Good


Original large format oblong softcover with colour photo of leaves on the cover with B & W photos of nuns inset. This history of the Sisters of Charity of Saint John was written on the occasion of its 150th anniversary. Attractively laid out with green and black text, lots of photos, and drawings by local artist, Ray Butler. 47 pp. View more info

Reflections of an Era; Portraits of 19th Century New Brunswick Ships

By: Elliot, Robert S./McNairn, Alan D.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Museum: 1987

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013092

ISBN: 0-919326-25-0

Condition: Very Good


Original colour photo softcover book of approximately 104 pp. Edited by Paul Castle. Colour photography of original paintings by Rob Roy. All titles and text in English and French. No writing or other damage. View more info