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Image for As I Remember; Hantsport Area in the 30's, Book Two

As I Remember; Hantsport Area in the 30's, Book Two

By: Gloade, Harold

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Hantsport, N.S., Self-published:

Seller ID: 011964

ISBN: 0-88999-405-6

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Intimate memories of how to survive at sea when the Captain is asleep and how to keep your car's windshield defroster from running the battery down. 56 pp. View more info

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It Happened in New Brunswick; All New Stories from David Goss

By: Goss, David

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing , Limited: 2007

Edition: First Edition (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009269

Condition: Near Fine


Original photo cover trade paperback. Another collection of photos and stories from a local historian known for his Walks-n-Talks as well as his other books. 229 pp. View more info

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A Short History of St. George's Church; Saint John West

By: Goss, David

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., St. George's Anglican Church: 1999

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 011284

Condition: Very Good


White softcover of 44 pp. with plastic coil. Cover taken from perspective drawing on birch bark. View more info

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Not By Bread Alone; The Story of St. Davids United Church of Rothesay, N.B. 1860-2000

By: Goss, David

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Rothesay, N.B., Saint David's United Church: 2005

Seller ID: 011663

ISBN: 0-9739833-0-2

Condition: Very Good


Dr. George Betts started the ball rolling, and the Historic Research Committee followed through with the help of David Wright's research, David Goss as Author, and Wendy Matheson as Editor. Includes a brief history of the Kennebecasis Valley and George Robinson's history of 1960. 228 pp. View more info

150 Years of Caring; The Continuing History of Canada's Oldest Mental Health Facility

By: Goss, David

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., MindCare New Brunswick: 1998

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013166

ISBN: 0-9683352-0-9

Condition: Very Good


Original white pictorial cover trade paperback. Gift note on title page. Organized care of the mentally ill began in Saint John in 1835 in temporary quarters. This book describes the first asylum built for the purpose and its life from 1847 until 1998, following which its program was downsized and moved to South Bay. 110 pp. View more info

Old Tyme Christmas in New Brunswick

By: Goss, David

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Dover, N.H., Arcadia Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Editiion

Seller ID: 013257

ISBN: 0-7524-0523-3

Condition: Very Good


Softcover extolling the joys of Christmas in homes and churches. Christmas is for many their favourite holiday. At home, at church, or on faroff battlefields the season is marked with singing, eating, and sharing. Here are photo reminders from New Brunswick of how some families marked the season. 128 pp. View more info

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150 Years of Caring; The Continuing History of Canada's Oldest Mental Health Facility

By: Goss, David

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., MindCare New Brunswick: 1998

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013015

ISBN: 0-9683352-0-9

Condition: Very Good Minus


Original white pictorial cover trade paperback. Organized care of the mentally ill began in Saint John in 1835 in temporary quarters. This book describes the first asylum built for the purpose and its life from 1847 until 1998, following which its program was downsized and moved to South Bay. 110 pp. View more info

Only in New Brunswick; New Stories from David Goss

By: Goss, David

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing , Limited: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013265

ISBN: 978-1-55109-834

Condition: Very Good


Paperback local history and biography by popular storyteller who's been doing it for 40 years. 222 pp. View more info

Saint John West and Its Neighbours (Images of Canada)

By: Goss, David and Miller, Fred

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Dover, N.H., Arcadia House: 1995

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013187

ISBN: 978-0-7385-7269

Condition: Very Good


Original photo cover trade paperback shows two children eating ice cream cones. One of the books of Saint John history that seems always to be in demand. A variety of scenes from the collections of the late Fred Miller and others is knitted together by the narrative of local historian David Goss. 128 pp. with no writing and no damage. View more info

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The Great Maritime Detective: Peachie Carroll

By: Graham, Monica

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing Limited: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012652

ISBN: 1-55109-705-2

Condition: Very Good


"He was a sailor, a miner, a bounty hunter, a prospector, a firefighter, a ghost hunter, a railway guard, and a strike buster - among other things." - Back cover. 210 pp. View more info

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Six for the Hangman

By: Grant, B. J.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Fiddlehead Poetry Books: 1983

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013020

ISBN: 0-86492-042-3

Condition: Very Good Minus


Grey paperback. A New Brunswick journalist tells of six notorious murders which took place in the province. 117 pp. View more info

When Rum Was King

By: Grant, B. J.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Fiddlehead Poetry Books:

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013078

ISBN: 0-86492-046-6

Condition: Very Good Plus


Previous owner's name. An account of the part played by New Brunswick in the illegal liquor trade. 244 pp. with index. View more info

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Lunar Rogue

By: Grantmyre, Barbara

Price: $70.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Brunswick Press: 1963

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 012738

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. DJ has minor head tears repaired inside. The interesting and entertaining story of Henry Moon, who came from England and turned up looking for work at a farmer's house in Nova Scotia, and soon marries the farmer's daughter.. He becomes a horse dealer in Saint John, New Brunswick, and is jailed for stealing. Sentenced to hang, he delights in removing his shackles. He tells fortunes to his hearers in prison. The author credits Sheriff Walter Bates with bringing Moon to her attention in his writing. An absorbing story. 177 pp. View more info

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Montreal; The Mountain and the River

By: Gubbay, Aline

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal, Les Livres Trillium Books: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009833

ISBN: 0-9690159-1-7

Condition: Very Good


Text in English and French. Many photos of important buildings and scenes of the old city. Did you know it was once walled ? 212 pp. with index. View more info

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The Canadian Museum Movement

By: Guthe, Carl E. And Grace M.

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Museums Assoc.: 1958

Seller ID: 011701

Condition: Very Good


Grey softcover typescript. Report of a five-months study of Canadian museums in 1957.Approx. 50 pp. View more info

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Canadian Cities of Romance

By: Hale, Katherine

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, Limited: 1933

Edition: New Enlarged Edition. #98 of 700 Copies

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 010301

Condition: Very Good Minus


Blue cloth lettered in gilt on boards. No writing except "Katherine Hale with happiest memories and kind regards. May 10th, 1951" on half-title. Many drawings by Dorothy Stevens. Twelve colour illustrations by Charles W. Simpson. Colour illustration of King Street, Saint John, re-attached. DJ shows clear tape at head of front cover and small bits missing head and foot of spine. 240 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Source Materials Relating to the New Brunswick Indian

By: Hamilton, W.D./ Spray, W.A.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, The Authors: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012947

Condition: Very Good


Begins with extracts from W.F. Ganong's monograph on the Indian Period. 134 pp. View more info

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Local History in Atlantic Canada

By: Hamilton, William B.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1974

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010763

ISBN: 0-7705-1181-3

Condition: Good to Very Good


Blue composition cover on boards shows Bluenose II. Previous owner's name blocked out with white labels. Faint streaks on cover. 241 pp. View more info

The History of Department of Medicine in Saint John, New Brunswick Up to 1971

By: Handa, Dr. Satya Paul

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, NB, Communications and Media Relations, AHSC: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013218

ISBN: 0-9731758-0-X

Condition: Very Good Minus


Original dark blue softcover with white lettering. Small stain at edges of pgs. 72-96, not affecting text. This book contains a short history of medicine in New Brunswick going right back to 1784. There are lots of names of local doctors mentioned. The author was inducted into the Order of New Brunswick in 2011. 96 pp. including references. View more info

History of New Brunswick; 2 Vol. Set

By: Hannay, James (D.C.L.)

Price: $80.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, John A. Bowes: 1909

Seller ID: 013114

Condition: Good Plus


We believe these volumes were "married" by the previous owner. Vol. I is original green cloth on boards with gilt titles on the spine. Cover is grubby, and endpapers are stained. The other pages are unaffected. Vol. I front. of L.J. Tweedie - 455 pp. Vol. II is original blue-green cloth with gilt titles on the spine (different colour cloth and font from Vol. I). Except for some rubbing at top of spine, it is clean and in very good condition. Vol. II front. of Hon. J. Douglas Hazen - 454 pp. including Index for both volumes. View more info