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Never Fly Over an Eagle's Nest

By Garner, Joe

Nanaimo, B.C.: Cinnabar Press, 1988. A true story of courage and survival during British Columbia's early years! Signed by author. Light edgewear, map at rear of book.. Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Wright, Pat. 8-1/2x5-1/2". History/genealogy.


Newfoundland and Labrador: a Brief History

By Harris, Leslie

Toronto: J. M. Dent & Sons (Canada) Limited, 1968. Corners bumped on this school edition, previous owner name on inside leaf. Pages tight to spine. This text book tries to trace the major threads of Newfoundland's development from the times before Cabot's arrival to the present day.... Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. History/genealogy.


Finding My Way: An Irishman in Canada

By Mayes, James

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 endured at home. That resulted in him sailing for Canada, under an agricultural scheme originated by that fine country- a scheme tailor-made for Irish farm workers who quickly availed themselves of the opportunity. Light edgewear to book, pages white and apparent signature of author on title page dated January 1994. Four b/w photos in book.. Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8x6". History/genealogy.


Lifeline: the Story of the Atlantic Ferries and Coastal Boats

By Bruce, Harry

Toronto, On: MacMillan and Company, 1977. Clean, white pages, appears lightly read. Lifeline is full of drama, excitement, and tragedy.... Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. History/genealogy.


Woods, Places, Bears 'n Faces

By Clark, Peter D

Fredericton, N.B.: Pennaic Publishing, 1995. New book! the author has collected in this volume a series of short stories evoking characters and places from New Brunswick's drecent and distant past.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Mint/No Jacket. History/genealogy.


George Murray of the "U.P."

By MacLeod, A. Donald

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.


Yorkshire Customs: Traditions and Folk Lore of Old Yorkshire

By Crowther, Arnold

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 amont its stones. So a collection like this can only dip into that richness and pick at random among items that are known and familiar to many and others that have been forgotten and are worth re-telling... book appears to be in scarce supply. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8x5-1/2". History/genealogy.


This is Peggy's Cove Nova Scotia

By Degarthe, W. E

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


Memories of a Cape Breton Childhood

By Peach, Leroy Payne

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.


The History of the salvation Army: Volume Three, Social Reform and Welfare Work

By Sandall, Robert

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.


The Memoirs of Myrtle

By Smith, Myrtle

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.


The Westray Tragedy: a Miner's Story

By Comish, Shaun

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 to explode like a bomb.... Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 6x9". History/genealogy.


Remembering the Don: a Rare Record of Earlier Times Within the Don River Valley
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Remembering the Don: a Rare Record of Earlier Times Within the Don River Valley

By Sauriol, Charles

Scarboro, On: Consolidated Amethyst Communications, 1981. Lightly read book. In later times the Don Valley and the river Don was to attract a host of outstanding naturalists, authors and artists.... First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 6x9". History/genealogy.


The Summer of 1744: a Portrait of Life in 18th-Century Louisbourg

By Johnston, A. J. B

Ottawa, On: National Historic Parks, 1983. clean white pages with b/w photos, great for the history buff.. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. History/genealogy.


History of Deerfield and Pleasant Valley

By Mockett, John T

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; Map 1975; Map 1864.. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 6x9". History/genealogy.


Cape Breton Harbour

By Staebler, Edna

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, to the children on the wharf, to the sound of the sea and the gulls. It is history of that particular time. Some light edgewear, square book, no marks or names.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 6x9". History/genealogy.


The Story of the Titanic as Told By Its Survivors
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The Story of the Titanic as Told By Its Survivors

By Winocour, Jack (edited)

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, the confusion and the heroism are given an intensely personald immediacy.. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 4x6". History/genealogy.


The Highland Heart in Nova Scotia

By MacNeil, Neil

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 Private Life of the Sea Wolf; etc. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Andrew Murray. 6x9". History/genealogy.


My Beloved Armenia: A Thrilling Testimony

By Banker, Marie S

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.


Rise Again! The Story of Cape Breton Island (Book One)

By Morgan, Robert J

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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