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Finding My Way: An Irishman in Canada

by Mayes, James

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Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
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$8.00

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Coleraine U.K.: Coleraine Printing Company, 1994. James Mayes was born at Finvoy, County Antrim, Northern Ireland in 1904, the son of Alex and Ellen Mayes, who were of hardy farming stock. In 1923, James, then a youth of 19, knew within his heart that somewhere in the world there was something better for him than the abject slavery his father… Read more
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Lifeline: the Story of the Atlantic Ferries and Coastal Boats

by Bruce, Harry

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Farrellbooks
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780770516086
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$24.00

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Toronto, On: MacMillan and Company, 1977. Clean, white pages, appears lightly read. Lifeline is full of drama, excitement, and tragedy.... Hard Cover.Very good.History/genealogy.
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George Murray of the "U.P."

by MacLeod, A. Donald

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Farrellbooks
Published
1996
Condition
Mint
ISBN
9786173329254
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$12.00

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Newton Corner, Ma: NPC, 1996. A religious revival on Scotland's Island of Lewis deeply moves a young man recently returned from the trenches of France. Unemployment drives him shortly after to find work in the mines of British Columbia. There tragedy brings a call to Christian ministry.... Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Mint/No Jacket. 5-1/2x4". Autobiography/biography.
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Yorkshire Customs: Traditions and Folk Lore of Old Yorkshire

by Crowther, Arnold

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Farrellbooks
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780852062500
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$10.00

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Clapham, North Yorkshire, U.K.: Dalesman Paperback, 1977. Light edgewear, small reading crease, no marks. Reprint of original dated 1974. Yorkshire has an almost inexhaustible store of cusoms, traditions and folk lore stemming from alsmost every town, village, mountain, dale and moor. Indeed one wonders if every house not more than a few decades old has not a story hidden somewhere… Read more
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This is Peggy's Cove Nova Scotia

by Degarthe, W. E

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Published
1984
Condition
Very Good+
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$8.00

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Halifax, N.S.: Halcraft Printing, 1984. Some history of Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada. Soft Cover. Mint/No Jacket. 6x9". History/genealogy.
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Memories of a Cape Breton Childhood

by Peach, Leroy Payne

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Farrellbooks
Published
1990
Condition
Mint
ISBN
9780921054412
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$14.00

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Halifax, N.S.: Nimbus Publishing, 1990. Retired teacher has detailed characters from his life including a coal miner; an aria-singing skater, etc. Most of Peach's neighbours were relatives, and their eccentricities, prejudices, and individual talents provide Peach with many entertaining anecdotes... New book!. Soft Cover. Mint/No Jacket. 6x9". History/genealogy.
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$14.00
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The History of the salvation Army: Volume Three, Social Reform and Welfare Work

by Sandall, Robert

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Farrellbooks
Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780892160327
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$18.00

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New York: Salvation Army Press, 1979. Very light edgewear o/w fine collectible book.. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8-1/4x5-1/4". History/genealogy.
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The Memoirs of Myrtle

by Smith, Myrtle

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Farrellbooks
Published
1960
Condition
Near Fine
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$10.00

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Self -Published My name is Myrtle Rushton-Smith. I was born Oct 1 1897. The purpose of the book is to tell the life of a typical farmer's daughter, later a farmer's wife and now a farmer's mother. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 6x9". Autobiography/biography. No date shown for publication so approximate date shown.
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The Westray Tragedy: a Miner's Story

by Comish, Shaun

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Farrellbooks
Published
1993
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781895686265
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$12.00

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Halifax, N.S.: Fernwood Publishing, 1993. This is a story of the Westray coal mine in Pictou County, Nova Scotia. In a miner's own words we are told of the atrocious conditions under which the miners worked. We hear about rock studies, cave-ins and explosively high levels of methane gas which if ignited would cause the knee-high levels of coal dust… Read more
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History of Deerfield and Pleasant Valley

by Mockett, John T

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Farrellbooks
Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
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$16.00

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Yarmouth, NS: Sentinel Printing Ltd., 1976. A brief history of these two communities gathered information by Women's Institute of Nova Scotia Deefield and Pleasant Valley Branch. Nice green cover with previous owner's inscription on inside cover, pages intact and clean. Some contents include: Soft Soap; Indians; Industries; charcoal Manufacture; Horse Breeding Industry; churches; schools; War records; Organizations; Tragedies; Fires; Accidents;… Read more
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Cape Breton Harbour

by Staebler, Edna

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Farrellbooks
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771082894
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$20.00

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Toronto, On: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1972. The spell of the sea will be on you as you read this finely illustrated story; discovery of a fishing village on the Cabot Trail. The author lived with the people of Ingonish and area to learn how they lived, and experience a little of what they experience. She listened to the codfishermen,… Read more
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The Story of the Titanic as Told By Its Survivors

by Winocour, Jack (edited)

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Farrellbooks
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780486206103
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$24.00

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New York: Dover Publications Inc., 1960. Book like new in collectible condition! Story is told by survivors Lawrence Beesley; archibald Gracie; Commander Lightoller; and Harold Bride. Why does the sinking of the Titanic hold such fascination for us?...all four authors were survivors, and each presents the catastrophe from his own viewpoint, the icy waters, the cries of the drowning,… Read more
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The Highland Heart in Nova Scotia

by MacNeil, Neil

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Farrellbooks
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780887800016
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$14.00

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Antigonish, N.S.: Formac Publishing Company, 1980. Reading crease near spine and small crease bottom front cover, pages tight to spine, book square, blue cover. Fourteen chapters in book with such titles as: MacNeil's and MacLean's; One winter night; A Free and Hardy People; The Ghosts Cross the atlantic; Three Boys in the Country; the girl from Philadelphia; The… Read more
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My Beloved Armenia: A Thrilling Testimony

by Banker, Marie S

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Farrellbooks
Published
1936
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$80.00

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Chicago: The Bible Institute Colportage Ass'n , 1936. Hardcover book in original blue cloth binding showing minute edgewear, previous owner name on inside leaf. text is tight, square and clean. This book is a memoir of World War I era Armenia is strongly infused with the author's devout Christianity. First Edition!. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. History/genealogy.
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$80.00
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Rise Again! The Story of Cape Breton Island (Book One)

by Morgan, Robert J

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Farrellbooks
Published
2008
Condition
Mint
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781895415810
Item Price
$40.00

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Wreck Cove, Cape Breton: Breton Books, 2008. New book! the first full-scale history of cape Breton Island in nearly 150 years!. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Mint/No Jacket. 10x7". History/genealogy.
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Land of a Loyalist

by Mosher, Edith with Nellie Fox

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Farrellbooks
Published
1988
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780889994027
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$40.00

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Hantsport, N.S.: Lancelot Press, 1988. the story of Captain John Grant and his descendants, and the land that unites their hearts- Loyal Hill, on the avon shore of Nova Scotia. captain John grand was ill and battle-scarred when he came in 1784 to settle his 3000-acre land grant along the Avon shore of Nova Scotia. He endured long enough… Read more
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The Little Immigrants

by Bagnell, Kenneth

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Farrellbooks
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780771592669
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$8.06

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Toronto, On: MacMillan and Company, 1987. This book is about the 80,000 orphan children from the U.K. who were shipped off to farms in Western Canada and were treated in most cases very cruelly. This book must be read to truly be appreciated.... Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. History/genealogy.
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The Irish in Cape Breton

by MacKenzie, A. A

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Farrellbooks
Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780887800429
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$12.00

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Antigonish, N.S.: Formac Publishing Company, 1979. Clear, crisp white pages, book in collectible condition, no names or stamps. History and genealogy students might be very interested in this history of the Irish in Cape Breton.... Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 6x9". History/genealogy.
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Dear Reader: The History of Fall River and Windsor Junction

by The Friendly Group Seniors History Club

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Farrellbooks
Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780889994423
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$12.00

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Hantsport, N.S.: Lancelot Press, 1989. Previous owner's name on inside leaf, book in collectible condition. the members of the history club gathered the information contained within from the Nova scotia archives, newspaper clippings information lent to us from interested persons and interviews with former and present citizens of the two communities.... First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/ 6x9". History/genealogy.
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Talking Cape Breton Music: Conversations with People Who Love and Make the Music

by Caplan, Ronald (editor)

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Farrellbooks
Published
2006
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781895415674
Item Price
$22.00

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Wreck Cove, Cape Breton: Breton Books, 2006. Over 100 b/w photos. Interviews with fiddlers like Winston "Scotty" Fitzgerald and Johnny Wilmot, pianists marie MacLellan and Dougie MacPhee, piper alex Currie, John allan cameron and Mny others- deliver memories and rich insight into Cape Breton music that has won the world. Clear crisp white pages.... First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Autobiographies… Read more
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