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Documents of Canadian Broadcasting (Carleton Library Series No 150)

By: Bird, Roger

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Carleton University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books007659

ISBN: 0886290724

Condition: Good


756pp. inscribed to Canadian poet Harry Howith by the author View more info

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History of the Highways of Nova Scotia

By: Bird, W.R. (Will)

Price: $625.00

Publisher: No place given, Unpublished:

Edition: Manuscript copy

Seller ID: Books011025

Condition: Good


141 leaves nd., (1945?), (Halifax, N.S.) This is a mimeographed copy, (done in blue ink on one side only) of an unpublished manuscript done by Bird, perhaps for the Nova Scotia Department of Highways. Rather than a title page, the first sheet offers the title and credits W.R. Bird as the preparer. In place of a table of contents an informal bibliography is offered. The paper of this document is starting to yellow, but the copier ink is still clear. Two pages have some pencil scoring and underlining. The final leaf (141 has been replaced by a facsimile copy ordered from the Nova Scotia Ar... View more info

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Atlantic Anthology (New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island) [signed]

By: Bird, Will R. ed.

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1959

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: Books010260

Condition: Very Good


510 pages. Signed by Bird on the half title. Binding sound and hinges secure. Light soiling to textblock edges. View more info

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Strawberry Culture in Eastern Canada

By: Blair, D. S.; L. P. S. Spangelo; H. B. Heeney; A. W. S. Hunter

Price: $56.25

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada Department of Agriculture: 1957

Seller ID: Books012396

Condition: Very Good


19 pages. Illustrated. View more info

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Mad Shadows (La Belle Bete)

By: Blais, Marie -Claire; trans by Merloyd Lawrence

Price: $58.50

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 1960

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: Books009988

Condition: Very Good


125pp. four inch closed tear to front panel of dust jacket, now protected in archival mylar sleeve View more info

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Abbey Lancer Portreeve [United Church History]

By: Bob Matheson, ed.

Price: $97.50

Publisher: Abbey, Sask., United Church of Canada: 1978

Seller ID: Books009966

Condition: Very Good


[128] pages. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Clean and unmarked, in sound binding. View more info

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Parliamentary Procedure and Practice, With A Review of the Origin, and Growth, and Operation of Parliamentary Institutions in the Dominion of Canada.

By: Bourinot, John George

Price: $656.25

Publisher: Montreal, Dawson Brothers: 1892

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: Books012286

Condition: Good


xx, 929 pages. Front and rear hinge professionally stabilized. A considerable tideline to all edges of the textblock, though the interior is relatively free of bleeding and the leaves are not warped. Soiling to endpapers and title page. Binding is sound. With the oval ownership stamp of New Brunswick businessman and politician Jabez Bunting Snowball x3, and another ownership stamp one to front free endpaper. View more info

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Chez les Anciens Acadiens : Causeries du Gran Père Antoine

By: Bourque, A.T.

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Moncton, N.B., Des Presses De L'Evangeline: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008217

Condition: Fair


153 pages, plus Table des Matières at rear. Front cover detached; rear cover lacking. Original staples holding fine, with some tearing to final leaf. Some old ink markings, but generally a clean interior. Ownership signature at front of a 246th Battalion Lieutenant. View more info

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A Genealogical Review of the Bowser Family - Researches with Particular Reference to Thomas Bowser of Yorkshire, England and Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada

By: Bowser, Reginald Burton

Price: $91.00

Publisher: Moncton, N.B., Self published: 1981

Seller ID: Books008540

Condition: Very Good


225 pages, with fold-out at rear. Clean and unmarked. View more info

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Never Sleep Three In A Bed [inscribed]

By: Braithwaite, Max

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books011597

Condition: Good


218 pages. Inscribed by the author on the half title. Jacket rubbed, price clipped, and with tape repairs - the longest of which slashes through front panel. Jacket now housed in a removable archival sleeve. Christmas gift card affixed with tape - the ghost of which is visible on front free endpaper. Thumbprint lower right title page. View more info

Pekoo, the Cat Who Talks / Pikou, le Chat Qui Parle

By: Brandis, Madzy Brender a

Price: $106.25

Publisher: Carlisle, ON, Brandstead Press: 1971

Seller ID: Books012629

Condition: Very Good


Unpaged. Number 22 of 250 copies of the limited edition. Localized foxing to endpapers. Spine nicked at head, foot, and centre. Binding sound; no inscriptions. Slipcase is sturdy. View more info

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The Romantic Settlement of Lord Selkirk's Colonists The Pioneers of Manitoba. [with appendix heavily annotated in manuscript]

By: Bryce, George

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Clark Bros.: 1909

Seller ID: Books009700

Condition: Very Good


328 pages. Light soiling to green pictorial cloth. Top edge gilded. Professionally stabilized, with fresh endpapers at front (original at rear). Occasional light staining; overall clean. Binding sound and hinges secure. Pencil lines to some margins. Of particular interest in this copy is the heavily annotated Appendix. The appendix runs from page 320-328, five of those pages are festooned with genealogical notation. Unfortunately, lacking the front endpapers, without research I am unable to determine the writer. Name stamp at front on recto of frontispiece: Peter T. Allen, but doubtless later ... View more info

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The Mountain and the Valley, The Cruelest Month, Ox Bells and Fireflies [each volume inscribed]

By: Buckler, Ernest

Price: $1,562.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books010340

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes, first edition in jacket, each warmly inscribed using his local moniker Ern. The Mountain and the Valley; New York: Henry Holt, 1952. Jacket toned, chipped at extremities (especially at head and foot of spine), and price clipped. Inscribed on front free endpaper. WITH The Cruelest Month; Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1963. Front flap of jacket severed but present, chip off upper joint 2 inches up from foot, rubbed at extremities, with spine toned. Crease to front free endpaper; page 234/5 dog-eared. Inscribed on half title. WITH Ox Bells and Fireflies; Toronto / Montreal: McCl... View more info

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St. Peter's Parish, St. Peters, Nova Scotia : One hundred years of faith and growth, 1891-1991

By: Burke, Gladys

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Sydney, N.S., City Printers: 1992

Seller ID: Books011936

Condition: Very Good


143 pages. Date of issue not stated. Unmarked, with no creasing to spine. View more info

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Scouts of Empire: The Story of the Discovery of the Great North-west

By: Burpee, Lawrence J.

Price: $71.50

Publisher: Toronto, Musson: 1912

Seller ID: Books007066

Condition: Good


v, 104 pages. Blue wraps with colour illustration pasted to front; titles on spine. Soiling to covers and half title; chipping at head and foot of spine; spine creased; first gathering (before p. 1) a little loose from stitching; clean interior. Canadian Treasury Series. View more info

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The Station Agent's Boy: The Life and Times of Gerald Knowlton

By: Bush, Wendy and Gerald Knowlton

Price: $68.75

Publisher: Alberta, Self published: 2008

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books009963

Condition: Very Good


344 pages. Verso of front endpaper a January 2009 note in pen by Gerald Knowlton alerting the recipients that this is a revised edition, and with thanks for their contributions. A letter laid in, also signed by Gerald, asks the recipient to destroy the earlier edition as "there were a few mistakes and omissions". A clean, securely bound, profusely illustrated volume. View more info

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TILLY'S THE MAN! 1872 Canadian Political Election Broadside Samuel Leonard Tilley St. John New Brunswick

By: Byron DeWolfe

Price: $552.50

Publisher: St. John, NB, 1872

Seller ID: Books007519

Condition: Good


Scarce broadside of Byron DeWolfe, St. John New Brunswick, August 8th, 1872: Election day for a member to represent the City of St. John in the next Dominion Parliament. TILLY'S THE MAN! 15 stanzas of eight lines supporting the Hon. S. L. Tilley. A splendid glimpse into rally rhetoric on behalf of one of the Fathers of Confederation. Apparently printed just after the election results were released. Midway we read: " One Jeremiah Travis / Last Saturday I heard, / With Patriotic Ardor / How his great soul was stirred! / Then he was nominated / With candidates to be; / And voters were astonis... View more info

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A Brief History of Canada [Nova Scotia Edition]

By: Calkin, John B.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Halifax; &c., Thomas Nelson and Sons; A. & W. MacKinlay: 1916

Seller ID: Books007070

Condition: Very Good


148 pages. Green cloth with titles to front and spine. Offsetting to endpapers and former owner's inscription to front endpaper; else clean and unmarked. Fold-out map in colour and numerous maps and some illustrations within including (remarkably) the Cunard steamer "Britannia" alongside the "Mauretania". Binding is sound. View more info

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Hugh MacLennan: A Writer's Life [inscribed by Cameron and Maclennan]

By: Cameron, Elspeth

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Toronto, Univ of Toronto Press: 1981

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books010345

ISBN: 0802055567

Condition: Very Good


421 pages. Top edge dusty. Warmly inscribed to author H. R. [Bill] Percy by Cameron, and also signed by Maclennan. View more info

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Nova Scotia in its Historical, Mercantile, and Industrial Relations [inscribed]

By: Campbell, Duncan

Price: $281.25

Publisher: Montreal, John Lovell: 1873

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books011973

Condition: Very Good


548 pages. Full leather with gilt to front and spine; all edges and endpapers marbled. Pleasing 1873 authorial inscription to a young William Lawson Grant, who would go on to contribute a number of articles to the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica. Professionally rebacked, front hinge mended. Old library plate to front pastedown, and its stamp to recto of title page; another library's stamp to verso - no other library indications. Binding is sound and contents clean. View more info