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Image for Nelson and Its Neighbours; 300 Years on the Miramichi

Nelson and Its Neighbours; 300 Years on the Miramichi

By: English, Earl J.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Chatham, N.B., Walco Print & Litho, Ltd.: 1987

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010336

ISBN: 9693167-0-4

Condition: Very Good


Light green photo cover trade paperback. A masterly accumulation of facts gleaned from various authors (Ganong, Manny, et al) as well as memories of residents passed down over 300 years. Small typeface together with numerous mistakes in spelling suggest the book could be much improved by a new edition. 216 pp. View more info

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Duff Cemetery; The Forgotten People

By: Evans, Carol Duncan and Smith, James Francis

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: New Glasgow, N.S., Evans-Smith: 1984

Edition: First

Seller ID: 009647

Condition: Very Good


Stapled softcover showing cemetery photo. An ambitious project, privately-published. Several communities of this mining district have connections with this cemetery in Pictou County. 92 pp. View more info

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We That are Left...Remember New Brunswickers in the Air Force

By: Evans, Valerie (Ed.)

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., 250 RCAF (Saint John) Wing, Air Force Assoc. Of Canada: 2002

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 012385

ISBN: 0-9731808-0-3

Condition: Very Good


A huge hardcover book of 567 pp. A history of 250 Wing, letters from "those who were there" in all the various capacities, and stories of those killed in action make this a record to be cherished. This heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

The New Brunswick Militia Commissioned Officers' List 1787-1867

By: Facey-Crowther, David R.

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, NB, New Brunswick Genealogical Society: 1984

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013088

ISBN: 0-920051-04-9

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Cream softcover with the order Militia men would have signed superimposed in light blue over the covers. Minor highlighting throughout. This book started nearly 20 years before it was published as the author gathered material for his Master's thesis on the New Brunswick Militia. It contains lists of Militia members from every county along with their ranks and the dates they served, and would be an invaluable source of information for folks doing genealogical research. 431 pp. View more info

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Joseph Howe of Nova Scotia

By: Fergusson, Bruce

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Windsor, N.S., Lancelot Press, Ltd.: 1973

Edition: First( No Additional Printings)

Seller ID: 011138

Condition: Good to Very Good


White paperback showing portrait of Howe. The Young Journalist. Mild Tory Turned Reformer. Lips Touched with Fire. The Path to Eminence. The Question of Questions. Notes inside back cover. 132 pp. Previous owner's name. View more info

On Earth as it is in Heaven: Gothic Revival Churches of Victorian New Brunswick

By: Finley, Gregg

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, NB, Goose Lane Editions: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author and Illustrator

Seller ID: 013244

ISBN: 0-86492-175-6

Condition: Near Fine


Large format maroon and grey softcover with illustration of stained glass window on cover with black titles. This book would be a lovely gift for anyone with an interest in architecture in New Brunswick. The illustrator is a beloved artist in Saint John. Large, heavy book which will require extra postage. 224 pp. with Bibliography plus Index. View more info

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Tales of Lonewater Farm

By: Flewwelling, Major Edis

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing: 1998

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010312

ISBN: 1-55109-266-2

Condition: Near Fine


Original photo cover trade paperback. No writing or damage. A record by the founder of an alcohol rehab centre that operated near Saint John for 18 years. ISBN 1-55109-266-2. 136 pp. View more info

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St. Rose of Lima; Stories from the Church on the Hill

By: Floyd, Jennifer/Thompson, Kate

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Parish of St. Rose of Lima: 1999

Seller ID: 012384

Condition: Very Good


An occasional publication of 53 pp. View more info

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The Chocolate Ganongs of St. Stephen, New Brunswick

By: Folster, David

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1990

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 012904

ISBN: 0771599463

Condition: Very Good


Original white cloth on boards. Signed by author and Company Chairman. Begun as a wholesale-retail grocer, the family business drifted into soapmaking, and finally, to chocolate candy. In 1988 they opened a plant in Thailand. 218 pp. View more info

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The Chocolate Ganongs of St. Stephen, N.B.

By: Folster, David

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: St. Stephen, N.B., Ganongs: 1999

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 013054

ISBN: 0-9686168-0-1

Condition: Very Good Minus


Colour photo cover paperback. Back corner of cover bent, as are the last few pages. Manufacturers of candy, the Ganongs started up in 1873 and now have the oldest independent confectionery in the country. 218 pp. with index. View more info

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Shaped By This Land

By: Forrestall, Tom and Nowlan, Alden

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Brunswick Press: 1974

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 013047

Condition: Very Good


Beige cloth on boards. Edgeworn dustjacket. A productive partnership between two Maritimes men results in this earthy volume of pictured poetry. 135 pp. View more info

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"By Force of Circumstance"; A History of St. Thomas University

By: Fraser, James A.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Students Representative Council: 1970

Seller ID: 010380

Condition: Very Good


Green softcover of 125 pp. Previous owner's name. Well-written and easy to follow. The first chapter is worth the price. View more info

Image for The Fighting Fisherman; The Life of Yvon Durelle

The Fighting Fisherman; The Life of Yvon Durelle

By: Fraser, Raymond

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada Limited: 1981

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 012901

ISBN: 0385158637

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original gold paper boards backed in black cloth. Price-clipped DJ torn head and foot of spine. Local fans will welcome the chance to pick up this hardcover First Edition copy ! 282 pp. with Appendix of records from 1947 to 1963. View more info

A Literary and Linguistic History of New Brunswick

By: Gair, Reavley (Gen. Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Fiddlehead/Goose Lane: 1985

Edition: First. (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013119

ISBN: 0-86492-052-0

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ with two small tears at top of front near spine. No writing. Various authors cover English, French, Micmac and Maliseet languages; Acadian and English poetry; Acadian and English theatre; Acadian folklore; and English prose writing. 286 pp. including Index. View more info

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The Country of Acadia

By: Gallant, Melvin

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Simon & Pierre Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1986

Seller ID: 012303

ISBN: 0-88924-143-0

Condition: Good Plus


High school library stamp. Minimal underlining in light pencil. Corner wear. Translated by Elliot Shek. 175 pp. View more info

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The Origin of the East-Canadian Place-names Gaspe, Blomidon, and Bras d'Or

By: Ganong, W.F.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Royal Society of Canada: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012166

Condition: Very Good


From the Transactions; Third Series, Volume XXII,Section II, 1928. Brown stapled softcover booklet of Pp. 249-270. View more info

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Ste. Croix (Dochet) Island, A Monograph

By: Ganong, William Francis

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Museum: 1945

Edition: Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 010343

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Tan trade paperback. Edited by Susan Brittian Ganong. Detailed account of the features of the island, with several maps. 125 pp. Pp. 119-125 duplicated. View more info

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The History of the Township of Brant 1854-1979

By: Gateman, Laura M. (Ed.)

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Elmwood, ON, Brant Township Historical Society: 1979

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010542

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Red cloth on boards. Gift note the only writing. Calls itself the "Banner Township." 486 pp. View more info

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Memories of the Miramichi

By: Gaynor, William C.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Miramichi Books: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012320

ISBN: 0-920332-11-0

Condition: Near Fine


White softcover. Reprint of Recollections, written for the Chatham World in 1913. Gaynor recalls one of his earliest memories as being the fall of Sebastopol in the Crimean War (1856). The Introduction credits him with being editor of the Roman Catholic weekly, The Freeman, begun in 1900, although the connection, if any, with The New Freeman edited by St. John's Warren Anglin earlier is not mentioned. 56 pp. View more info

The Skeleton Web: A History of the Carleton and York Regiment

By: Giddings, Major (Rev.) D. Lyman

Price: $140.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Self-published: 1986

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013109

Condition: Near Fine


Original maroon plasticized cloth lettered in gold on boards. Presentation copy from author's wife. Traces an Infantry Militia Regiment through 150 years of its history. The "Skeleton Web" is a belt with cross straps, to which the soldier attaches essential items; packs, water bottle, ammunition, and bayonet. York Regiment of Fredericton was joined with Woodstock's Carleton Light Infantry in 1936. View more info