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Recent Arrivals from Farrellbooks

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The Crowd fro Roaring Cove

by Bruce Stagg

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Published
1997
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Near Fine
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$14.00

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Bruce introduced readers to the fictitious town of Roaring Cove in a Segunda Vinda, embellished with the unique humour and the soft social commentary of the narrator, the book offers a rich look at Newfoundland outport life and gives a warm sense of its people.
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The Life, Death and Legacy of Nova Scotia's first Black Lawyer

by James Robinson Johnston

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Published
6x9
Condition
like new
ISBN
9781551095097
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$16.00

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Breaking social conventions in turn-of-the-century Halifax, a bitter family quarrel,a violent, brutal murder and then silence. James Robinson Johnstone 1876-1915 was an extraordinary man....
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The Coast of Newfoundland: the Southwest Corner

by Clarence Vautier

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Published
2002
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9781894463263
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$20.00

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previous owner's name on inside cover, The Coast of Newfoundland: The Southwest Corner is a tribute to the men and women who faced the challenge of the sea, usually with success, but not without personal tragedy.
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Asylum: a History of the Cape Breton Hospital

by Terry MacLean

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Published
1996
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780968167403
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$24.00

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Many black and white pictures, pages lightly tanned. History from 1906 to 1995. Book is dedicated to Dr. M.Mian. The author Terry MacLean, a native of Sydney, worked as a historian for Parks Canada from 1970 to 1980, has served as the Senior Historian at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic site and is the author Louisbourg Heritage...
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Rum, Blood & Treasure: Stories Strange and True from Atlantic Canada

by Edward Butts

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Published
2016
Condition
Excellent
ISBN
9781459504141
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$20.00

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This great collection of stories strange but true is for every reader who loves history--and mystery. Edward Butts weaves true tales--the wreck of the Francis and the weird connection to Edward, Duke of Kent: the sea voyage of Charles Coghlan's coffin; Captain Jack Randell the rum-runner: Al Capone's foe Bugs Moran and more!
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With Our Hearts and Hands: a History of Sacred Heart Parish

by John Campbell

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Published
2001
Condition
Excellent
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$25.00

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This book is far more than a fine history of Sacred Heart Parish, in effect, it tells the social, cultural and economic, as well as religious story of eastern Cape Breton, the most comprehensive to date... This is a collectible book in new condition plus signed by author.
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Churches of Newfoundland and Labrador: vol. ll

by Gerald E. Benson (Edited)

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Published
1998
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780921426240
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$18.00

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Histories of individual churches in Newfoundland and Labrador. there are one hundred and sixty three churches with many pictures in black and white. Each church has a number in the index which makes an easy reference for the historian...
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Maritime Murder: Deadly crimes from the buried past

by Steve Vernon

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Published
2012
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781551099279
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$16.00

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The only thing scarier than a ghost story is the truth. In Maritime Murder, sinister storyteller Steve Vernon digs up the dirt on the deadliest Maritime crimes from 1770 to 1938- along with a few bodies along the way.. Featured are nineteen tales of the deranged and macabre that expose a diverse array of bygone brutalities, their curious cover-ups, and… Read more
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An Islander in the Heart of Dixie

by Harry Benjamin

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Published
1980
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Very Good+
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$20.00

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a trip in geography and genealogy from Charlottetown to Birmingham by way of Ontario Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Pennsylvania and Nova Scotia. I've taken some liberties in giving credits as the dates and publisher were not evident as I surveyed the books. It is a signed copy of Harry Benjamin who wanted is family to know some genealogy of how they all… Read more
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Tokens of Grace: Cape Breton's Open-air Communion Tradition

by Laurie Stanley-blackwell

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Published
2006
Condition
Excellent
ISBN
9781897009185
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$20.00

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Like New book! white pages, square book. Between 1840 and 1890, open-air communions were a dominant symbol in the lives of Cape Breton's Scots, Presbyterians. Imported from Scotland, this tradition became the spiritual and social highlight of their year. Whole communities, numbering in the thousands, converged for these great religious occasions. The story of cape Breton's Sacramaid offers the reader… Read more
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Night of the Caribou

by Douglas How

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Published
1988
Condition
Excellent
ISBN
9780889994010
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$20.00

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Near new copy! The screams and calls for help filled the darkness but those in the lifeboat could not help much. It was pitch black, nothing could be seen, and the boat was filling with water...intense human drama underlies the explosive wartime night of October 13-14, 1942. a german submarine sinks the Nova Scotia-to-Newfoundland ferry Caribou, of 237 passengers and… Read more
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Herne the Hunter: Death in Gold

by John J McLaglen

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Published
1977
Condition
Good-
ISBN
9780552106030
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$5.00

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He pushed another shell home and fired instantaneously. A Mexican dropped his gun, shot through the arm. He kept coming. Herne ignored him and found one of the others in his sights. This time the bullet hammered into the middle of the Mexican's chest, smashing the breast bones to fragments... (pages tanned due to age of book)
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Wake of the Aspy: a novel of Northern Cape Breton

by Stewart Donovan

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Published
2013
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9781926908168
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$18.00

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Cover photo by Ian Harte. This is a book of fiction with real-life accidents and Northern Cape Breton characters and is novel of family, passion, and the beauty of memory's heart. The coastal steamer Aspy connected northern Cape Breton to the world. It was a lifeline, an escape route, and a threat to the old ways. Rooted in a woman's hard-won independence, Stewart… Read more
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Holy Trinity Church Bridgewater: a Brief History

by Brian Douglas Tennyson

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Published
2007
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9789780782286
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$18.00

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Sketch of church on white boards by Jonathan Archibald. The book is based primarily on Holy Trinity's archival records: baptismal, marriage and burial registers, the minutes of vestry/parish council, the men's and women's associations, and various files kept in the church office. Among these were scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings covering church affairs during the second half of the twentieth century...
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Waste Not Want Not: a booke of cookery

by Ted Eaton

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ISBN
9780969073222
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$10.00

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Recipes coming from the area including the Provinces of Eastern Canada and the States of Northeastern United States...recipes from many cultural backgrounds--recipes passed down from mother to daughter...Recipes which were swapped with neighbours and friends...recipes which were used, forgotten, revived and up-dated in every generation to fit the food that was available in this strange, new land...
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The Ghetto Fighters

by Meyer Barkai

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ISBN
9780505511591
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$10.00

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Copyright mcmmlx11. The true story of the Jews who fought a gallant but hopeless war against the Nazi Hordes sent to destroy them.
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Mountain of Skulls: Black Cossacks 3

by Leo Kessler

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Published
1977
Condition
Good+
ISBN
9780860075257
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$9.00

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The Black Cossacks had burned, looted, raped slaughtered their way across half Europe- from the frozen wastes of Russia to the mountains of northern Italy- as soldier's of Hitler's Reich.
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Mary Janeway: the Legacy of a Home Child

by Mary Pettit

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Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
0971554884131
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$16.00

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The story of a little girl torn from her family born in Scotland and sent to live in Canada with a farmer and his wife and how she survived through it all. pages are tight to spine and white on glossy pages, collectible.
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Blast! Cape Breton Coal Mine Disasters

by Rennie MacKenzie

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Farrellbooks
Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9781895415797
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$18.00

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Pages white and tight to spine. Book in Collectible condition. Maps and pictures. In depth look at most of the major mine disasters with names of those who lost their lives.
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The Story of Sussex and Vicinity, New Brunswick

by Grace Aiton

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
third printing
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$18.00

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Pages tight to spine, yellow cover, black printing on white pages. Photographs contained along with history of Sussex, NB. Collectors item for genealogy and history.
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