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image of The Coldest Harbour of the Land: Simon Stock and Lord Baltimore's Colony in Newfoundland, 1621-1649

The Coldest Harbour of the Land: Simon Stock and Lord Baltimore's Colony in Newfoundland, 1621-1649

by CODIGNOLA, Luca; WESTON, Anita (trans.)

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Published
1988
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Near fine
Edition
First English Language Edition
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9780773505407
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Kingston & Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1988. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. xv, [maps], 229 p. 24 cm. 12 b&w maps. Cloth hardcover. Mark on bottom edge of text block. Bibliography and index.
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Geography of Newfoundland. For the Use of Schools

by HOWLEY, James P.

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Published
1876
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Fair
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London: Edward Stanford, 1876. Hardcover. Fair. viii, [2], 72 p. 19 cm. Fold-out b&w frontispiece map. Green cloth with gold print. Label on front cover. Some soiling, wrinkling to cloth, andlight wear to edges. Covers separating from text block, with front hinge cracked internally. Ink inscription for James A. Fraser Ch.Town, PE Island, January 11/77 on front free… Read more
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A History of the County of Pictou, Nova Scotia

by PATTERSON, Rev. George

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Published
1877
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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Montreal; Pictou; Halifax; St. John; Toronto: Dawson Brothers; James M'Lean & Co.; A. & W. McKinlay; J. & A. McMillan; James Campbell & Son, 1877. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair. 471 p. + ads. 22 cm hardcover binding. From our As Is shelf. Covers detached, boards worn. Title page mainly missing and replaced with loosely-inserted photocopy. Slight foxing. … Read more
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Newfoundland: Economic, Diplomatic and Strategic Studies

by MACKAY, R. A. (ed.)

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Published
1946
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Very good
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Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1946. Hardcover. Very good/Poor. xiv, 577 p. 24 cm. Maps on endpapers. Blue cloth in dustjacket. Jacket has chips and tears, tape repairs, front flap price clipped. White marks on boards. Some faint spots to text block edge. Foreword by Sir Campbell Stuart.
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The Company Store: James Bryson McLachlan and the Cape Breton Coal Miners 1900-1925

by MELLOR, John

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Published
1983
Condition
Fine
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Uncorrected Proof
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Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1983. Uncorrected Proof. Softcover. Fine. [18], 238, [1] p. 21 cm. Blue softcover. Inscribed by author on first page. Tear in top cover near spine.
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A Bill For an Act to provide for the better assessing of Rates and Taxes in the City and County of Saint John

by New Brunswick House of Assembly

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Published
nd. 1860s
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Fair
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nd. 1860s. Fair. One single-sided 45 cm sheet. Joints taped together in places but bill is still in sections. Small tears to edges. Tiny hole at No. 14.
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Bill of lading

by NIER, Henry

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Published
1868
Condition
Very good
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$50.00

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Halifax, NS: Young, Hart & Co., General Agents and Commission Merchants, 1868. Very good. One 15 x 26 cm grey paper, crease in each direction. Vignette of sailing ship. Form printed by James Bowes & Sons, Hollis St., Halfax, NS. States that Henry Nier is shipping barrels of wheat flour, corn meal, rye flour, half chest of tea,… Read more
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Journal and Proceedings of the House of Assembly of the Province of Nova Scotia. Session 1867

by Compton & Co

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Published
1867
Condition
Very good
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Halifax, NS: Compton & Co, 1867. Hardcover. Very good. Various paginations. 33 cm. Half leather with marbled paper boards. Corners and edges worn, boards rubbed, tears in spine ends, worn spine label. Some thumbing and a few spots but overall very clean. Dampstains to rear endpapers and text block edge.
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Bluenose Madness

by FLICK, Don

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Published
1981
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780889991422
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$40.00

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Hantsport, NS: Lancelot Press, 1981. Softcover. Near fine. 153 p. 20 cm. Paperback.
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image of Cape North and Vicinity: Pioneer Families History and Chronicles including Pleasant Bay, Bay St. Lawrence, Aspy Bay, White Point, New Haven and Neil's Harbour

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1933. Softcover. Very good. 160 p. + photos. 22 cm. 20 b&w photos at rear. Grey card covers. Some marks on covers and spine and edges are faded. Topics: discovery of Cape North, first white settlers, pioneers from Scotland, pioneer living, roads, strong drink, religion, family records, teachers and schools.
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Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador Vol. One A-E

by SMALLWOOD, Joseph R. (ed.)

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Published
1967
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780920508145
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Newfoundland Book Publishers, 1967. Hardcover. Near fine. xxx, 914 p. 30 cm. Colour vignette and colour maps on endpapers. B&w illustrations and maps. Blue cloth with gold print. Corners a bit bumped with lower front having slight tear. Dark mark lower spine. Inscribed by Smallwood on first page.
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An International Community on the St. Croix (1604-1930)

by DAVIS, Harold A.

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Published
1950
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Ex library- very good +
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Orono, Maine: University Press, 1950. Cloth. Ex library- very good +. The Maine Bulletin Vol. LII, No. 12 April 1950. University of Maine Studies Second Series No. 64. xi, 412, [3] p. 23 cm. 3 maps. Blue cloth hardcover over original card covers. Library blind stamp on title page. Topics: the Aborigines, Champlain, DeMonts, the Acadians, English… Read more
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The History of School District Number Thirty: Centreville, Florenceville, Bath

by ANONYMOUS

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Published
nd
Condition
Very good +
Edition
Edition of 1000 copies only
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nd. Edition of 1000 copies only. Softcover. Very good +. [10], 64, [18] p. 28 cm. B&w illustrations. Blue card covers. Chips from bottom edges. Additional note stapled to inside cover.
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The House Of Bowring Presents "Newland" Seal Products

by Bowring Brothers

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Published
1950
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Very good +
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St. John's, Nfld: Bowring Brothers, 1950. Very good +. 21 cm leaflet. B&w photo of seals on front. Prepared for Canadian International Trade Fair, Toronto, May-June, 1950. "A New Departure in Furs and Leather From Canada's Tenth Province." Interior describes the Newfoundland annual seal hunt. Rear cover gives brief history of Bowring.
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Acadia (Nova Scotia)

by THORNLEY, Betty D.; DES CLAYES, Bertha (illus.)

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Published
nd
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Very good +
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Dominion Atlantic Railway, nd. Staplebound. Very good +. [12 p.]. 27 cm. 8 tipped-in colour illustrations including one on front cover. Portrayals of Annapolis Royal, Northwest Arm in Halifax, etc. One map at rear shows railroad connections. Grey paper. Uneven bottom edge probably original.
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image of Rambles among the Blue-Noses; or, Reminiscences of a Tour Through New Brunswick and Nova Scotia During the Summer of 1862

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Montreal: John Lovell, 1863. Cloth. Good. viii, 9-229 p. 18 cm. Clothbound hardcover with blind impressing and gold lettering on boards and spine. Binding faded and worn, particularly noticeable at extremes of spine and corners of boards. Minor spotting to pages. Blind stamp on title page. Andrew Learmont Spedon (1831-) was a newspaper editor in Montreal. This… Read more
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image of An Historical and Statistical Account of Nova-Scotia. Vol. II

An Historical and Statistical Account of Nova-Scotia. Vol. II

by HALIBURTON, Thomas C.

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Published
1829
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Fair
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Halifax: Joseph Howe, 1829. Cloth. Fair. 453, iii p. 22 cm. Frontispiece view of Halifax, 4 engraved plates, two maps, 3 fold-out charts towards rear. Brown cloth hardcover with blank impressing. Worn corners and spine ends, front hinge cracked, paper stuck on rear board. Front board loosening. Map of Shubenacadie Canal Line half missing with tear.
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An Historical and Statistical Account of Nova-Scotia. Vol. I

by HALIBURTON, Thomas C.

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Published
1829
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Fair
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Halifax: Joseph Howe, 1829. Hardcover. Fair. viii, 340, viii p. 23 cm. Fold-out map at front, map plate across from p. 207. Hardcover. Possibly original publisher's wrap. Boards loose, spine cracked, corners worn. Tape repair to fold-out map. Foxing to first and last pages. Small hole in top of title page. First modern history of Nova Scotia,… Read more
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image of Newfoundland in 1842; A Sequel to "The Canadas in 1841." Vol. II

Newfoundland in 1842; A Sequel to "The Canadas in 1841." Vol. II

by BONNYCASTLE, Sir Richard Henry

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Published
1842
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London: Henry Colburn, 1842. Hardcover. Good +. iv, [2], 351, [16] p. 20 cm. Frontispiece portrait, title page vignette, and one other engraved plate. Rebound in tan faux leather with brown cloth. Label and ink stamp on front endpapers. Some foxing to first pages. Faint stain on text block edge. Contains agricultural resources, government, religion, customs of… Read more
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History of Nova Scotia or Acadie Vols. I & II

by MURDOCH, Beamish

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Published
1865
Condition
Very good +
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Halifax: A. & W. MacKinlay, 1865. Cloth. Very good +. No. 8 October 1865 - No. 23 February 1867. 2 vols.: xiv, 624; xxiii, 613 p. 23 cm. Bound in black cloth with some soiling or discolouration. Some foxing.
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