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From Old Hollywood to New Brunswick

by Foster, Charles

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2013
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9781771080729
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Halifax, N.S.: Nimbus Publishing , Limited, 2013 Book. Illus. by Photos. Very Good Minus. Soft cover. First ( No Additional printings). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original black pictorial trade paperback. Previous owner's address label removed. Bottom corners of front cover and first few pages slightly riffled. The author served as publicist in Hollywood, and now… Read more about this item
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New Brunswick Was His Country: The Life of William Francis Ganong.

by Rees, Ronald

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First Edition
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2016
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Paperback
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9781771084482
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Halifax, NS: Nimbus Publishing Limited, 2016 Book. Illus. by B & W Photos, Maps, and Drawings. Very Good Plus. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 Inches. Pictorial card covers with B & W photo of Ganong on the front, and blue and brown lettering. William F. Ganong was born into a family of candymakers, but shunned… Read more about this item
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The Dorchester Chapmans - A Shiretown Saga

The Dorchester Chapmans - A Shiretown Saga

by Petchey, Helen M.

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1991
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Paperback
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9780969160038
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Saint John, N.B.: New Brunswick Historical Society, 1991 Book. Illus. by B & W Photos, Map, Family Tree. Very Good. Soft Cover, Stapled. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original cream card covers. The Chapman family arrived in Nova Scotia in 1774 as immigrants from Yorkshire, England. Some stayed near Fort Cumberland, but this booklet deals… Read more about this item
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A Biographical Sketch of the Late Rev. Job Shenton by His Widow With Some of His Sermons and Lectures

A Biographical Sketch of the Late Rev. Job Shenton by His Widow With Some of His Sermons and Lectures

by Shenton, M.J.

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1st Edition
Published
1902
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Hardcover
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St. John, NB: J. & A. McMillan, 1902 Book. Illus. by Frontispiece portrait. Very Good Minus. Original Cloth. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dark blue cloth over boards with gilt spine lettering. Several small wear spots along edges of cover. Contains some of his sermons and lectures as well as biography. Rev. Shenton began… Read more about this item
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Citizens Irving; K.C. Irving and His Legacy (The Story of Canada's Wealthiest Family)

Citizens Irving; K.C. Irving and His Legacy (The Story of Canada's Wealthiest Family)

by DeMont, John

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Used - Near Fine
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Very Good
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1st Edition
Published
1991
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Hardcover
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9780385253130
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Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1991 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Black paper on boards. White unclipped dustjacket featuring black and white photo of K.C. Irving and his three sons, with black and red lettering. The Irvings are described on the jacket blurb as "Canada's wealthiest family--and one of its… Read more about this item
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K.C.; The Biography of K.C. Irving

K.C.; The Biography of K.C. Irving

by How, Douglas and Costello, Ralph

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Very Good
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First. (Number Line Ends in 1)
Published
1993
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Hardcover
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9781550134933
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Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1993 Book. Illus. by Photos. Very Good. Hardcover. First. (Number Line Ends in 1). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Black paper over boards. Unclipped red dustjacket with silver and white lettering. The hard-to-believe story of a multi-billionaire and his minions, the subjects of constant speculation by fellow Maritimers. .
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Dyslexia; A Biography

Dyslexia; A Biography

by Dearborn, Dorothy

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Published
1992
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Paperback
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9780969669807
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Saint John, N.B.: Self-published (?), 1992 Book. Very Good Minus. Soft cover. First Printing Stated. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Original small black softcover booklet with white lettering. Textblock beginning to pull away from card cover at front gutter. The story of how a prominent urologist of Saint John, Dr. Arthur Chesley, has dealt with… Read more about this item
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Courage; The Story of Sir James Dunn

Courage; The Story of Sir James Dunn

by Lord Beaverbrook (Aitken, Max)

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Published
1961
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Hardcover
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Fredericton, N.B.: Brunswick Press, 1961 Book. Illus. by Colour Frontispiece, B & W Photos. Very Good Minus. Hardcover. First Printing Stated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall;. Beige cloth on boards with gilt lettering. Handsoiled. Previous owner's name. This biography of the well-heeled financier, stockbroker, and steel company owner, Dunn, was written by his friend, Aitken,… Read more about this item
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Evenings in the Library; Bits of Gossip About Books and Those Who Write Them

Evenings in the Library; Bits of Gossip About Books and Those Who Write Them

by Stewart, George (Jr.)

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1878
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Hardcover
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St. John, N.B.: R.A.H. Morrow, 1878 Book. Very Good Minus. Decorative Cloth. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original bright green cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in black. Stewart is known for his book on the Great Fire (of 1877) in Saint John. Sketches of Carlyle, Emerson, Holmes, Lowell, Longfellow, Whittier, Bryant, Howells, and Aldrich. .… Read more about this item
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Frank; The Life and Politics of Frank McKenna

Frank; The Life and Politics of Frank McKenna

by Lee, Philip

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First(Number Line Ends in 1)
Published
2001
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780864923035
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Fredericton, N.B.: Goose Lane Editions, 2001 Book. Illus. by Photos. Very Good Minus. Hardcover. First(Number Line Ends in 1). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Black cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering. Loss of paper on front free endpaper where a sticker with previous owner's name was probably removed. Pictorial dustjacket with red, black and white lettering… Read more about this item
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One Heart, One Way; Alden Nowlan, A Writer's Life

One Heart, One Way; Alden Nowlan, A Writer's Life

by Cook, Gregory M.

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1st Edition
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2003
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Paperback
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9781895900590
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Lawrencetown Beach, N.S.: Pottersfield Press, 2003 Book. Illus. by Photo. Very Good Minus. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Black portrait cover trade paperback. Back cover corner has crease. A rambling record of the life of a New Brunswick poet and author by one his closer friends. Heavy book might need extra postage..… Read more about this item
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The Splendid Life of Albert Smith and the Women He Left Behind

The Splendid Life of Albert Smith and the Women He Left Behind

by Belliveau, John Edward

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1976
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Paperback
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9780889990531
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Windsor, N.S.: Lancelot Press, 1976 Book. Illus. by B & W Photos. Very Good Minus. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. White trade paperback with blue and black lettering, black and white photos, and a drawing of a large home on the cover. Previous owner's name. Front cover has brown spotting. Small tear at… Read more about this item
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Mad Jack Percival; Legend of the Old Navy

Mad Jack Percival; Legend of the Old Navy

by Ellis, James H.

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2002
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Hardcover
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9781557502049
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Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2002 Book. Illus. by Photos and Drawings. Very Good. Hardcover. First Printing Stated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Red paper boards backed in navy cloth with white lettering on spine. Pictorial dustjacket features painted portrait of the subject as well as a photo of a ship. Remnants of price tag on back. … Read more about this item
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K.C.; The Biography of K.C. Irving

K.C.; The Biography of K.C. Irving

by How, Douglas and Costello, Ralph

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Very Good
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First. (Number Line Ends in 1)
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1993
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Hardcover
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9781550134933
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Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1993 Book. Illus. by Photos. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First. (Number Line Ends in 1). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Black paper boards. The hard-to-believe story of a multi-billionaire and his minions, the subjects of constant speculation - whether adulation or excoriation - by fellow Maritimers. Previous owner's name. Signed… Read more about this item
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Only in New Brunswick; New Stories from David Goss

Only in New Brunswick; New Stories from David Goss

by Goss, David

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First Edition
Published
2011
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Paperback
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9781551098340
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Halifax: Nimbus Publishing , Limited, 2011 Book. Illus. by B & W Photos. Very Good. Soft cover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Softcover with colour photos and white and black lettering on the cover. Local history and biography by popular Saint John storyteller who's been doing it for 40 years..
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The Fighting Sailor; The Autobiography of Sailor Don Mckinnon, Pride of Saint John, New Brunswick

The Fighting Sailor; The Autobiography of Sailor Don Mckinnon, Pride of Saint John, New Brunswick

by McKinnon, Don with McGahan, Peter

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Used - Very Good Plus
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First ( No Additional printings)
Published
1996
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Paperback
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9781896775067
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Fredericton, N.B.: New Ireland Press, 1996 Book. Illus. by Photos. Very Good Plus. Soft cover. First ( No Additional printings). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original grey trade paperback with full portrait photo cover. Originally from Cape Breton, Sailor Don McKinnon served in the Navy, fought frequently as a pro in Montreal, Maine, and Saint John, where he… Read more about this item
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Will the Real Gordon Sinclair Please Stand Up ?

Will the Real Gordon Sinclair Please Stand Up ?

by Sinclair, Gordon

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Reprint
Published
1966
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Hardcover
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, Ltd., 1966 Book. Illus. by B & W Photos. Good to Very Good. Hardcover. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original black cloth on boards with gilt lettering. After joining the Toronto Star in 1922, Gordon Sinclair never looked back. His entry into radio and television made him an acquaintance of the world. .… Read more about this item
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Bliss Carman and the Literary Currents and Influences of His Time

Bliss Carman and the Literary Currents and Influences of His Time

by Cappon, James

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Used - Very Good
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Good Minus
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Stated First Edition
Published
1930
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Hardcover
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Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1930 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Stated First Edition. 6 x 9. Original burgundy cloth on boards with gilt lettering. Cream-coloured dustjacket with black lettering. Dustjacket is intact, but has many edge tears and some paper missing. Front edge has a 3-inch split from the bottom. Bliss Carman was one of New Brunswick's… Read more about this item
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Memoirs of the Life of Rev. E.J. Dunphy

Memoirs of the Life of Rev. E.J. Dunphy

by Nannary, M.A.

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First Edition
Published
1877
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Hardcover
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Saint John, NB: Weekly Herald Job Rooms, 1877 Book. Very Good Minus. Hardcover. First Edition. 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 Inches. Original dark green cloth over boards with blindstamped borders and gilt lettering. Minor wear to corners. A binding error has resulted in pgs. 17-20 being inserted between pgs. 20-24. Rev. Dunphy was an Irish-born Catholic priest… Read more about this item
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E.J. Pratt. The Truant Years 1882-1927

E.J. Pratt. The Truant Years 1882-1927

by Pitt, David G.

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Published
1984
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Paperback
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9780920502372
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St. John's, Newfoundland: Jesperson Press, 1984 Book. Illus. by B & W Photos. Good Plus. Trade Paperback. 6 x 9 Inches. Original photographic softcover with red, black, and white lettering. Spots to edges of text block. Final half of book has slight creases to bottom corners of pages due to careless handling (creases get worse as back cover approaches… Read more about this item
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