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ANDRIEUX, J.P.
PROHIBITION AND ST. PIERRE. When distillers and rum runners made France's colony off Newfoundland a principal centre for the liquor trade
Lincoln, Ontario: W.F. Rannie, 1993.
Octavo, card covers. pp 144. Many photos. VG clean copy.
$15.00                          Book Number: 36204                          Order / Enquire



Barbour, Job
Forty-eight Days Adrift: the voyage of the "Neptune II" from Newfoundland to Scotland. Foreword by Sr. Wilfred T. Grenfell
No place (St. John's, Newfoundland): Breakwater Books, 1981.
Facsimile reprint of the London, 1932, edition. Tan boards. pp (2), 220. Photos. Text paper a bit toned, as always, rubber stamped star at rear, else fine in fine jacket. Note: the Grenfell Foreword did not appear in the 1932 edition. The Neptune II set out from St. John's to Newtown, Newfoundland, 100 miles away, for the Christmas holidays. A big storm blew up and they had to run before the wind all the way to the Island of Mull off the west coast of Scotland.
$13.95                          Book Number: 45090                          Order / Enquire



BOILEAU, Lambert de
RECOLLECTIONS OF LABRADOR LIFE. Edited and with an Introduction by Thomas F. Bredin
Toronto: Ryerson, 1969.
Octavo, grey boards. pp (xviii), 134. Fine copy. Dust jacket spine faintly darkened, else fine. First published London, 1861.
$18.50                          Book Number: 44601                          Order / Enquire



BOWMAN, John Clarke
ISLE OF DEMONS
New York: Dial Press, 1953.
Octavo, grey cloth and yellow boards, endpaper maps, yellow top page edges. pp (vi), 362. Fine copy, no owner names. Price-clipped jacket has creases tears at foot of spine and adjacent corner of front panel, nicks at head of spine, slight rubbing to spine folds, VG otherwise. An historical novel of New France in the 16th century. Cartier is a character. The Isle of Demons is a legendary land once believed to exist on Quirpon Island, Newfoundland
$25.00                          Book Number: 36145                          Order / Enquire



CARSON, Jeane C. with Michael MacKenzie
WHERE ONCE THE EAGLE FLEW
Christmas Island, Nova Scotia: MacKenzie Books, 1981.
Second printing. Card covers. pp (iv), 96, photos. A book about the authorís life in Labrador. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$10.00                          Book Number: 29676                          Order / Enquire



CASHIN, Peter, Major
MY LIFE AND TIMES 1890-1919. Edited by R.E. Buehler
Portugal Cove, Newfoundland: Breakwater Books, 1976.
The paper issue. Photographic card covers. pp [2], x, 215, [3]. Photos in text. Light cover rubbing, corner clipped from front fly leaf, ink owner name at front, VG otherwise. Noted Newfoundland politician, staunch opponent of Confederation, veteran of WWI.
$15.00                          Book Number: 43893                          Order / Enquire



CHADWICK, St John
NEWFOUNDLAND. Island Into Province.
Cambridge (UK): At the University Press, 1967.
Octavo. Green cloth. (2), xiv, 268 pp. Maps, index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has both corners of front flap clipped, plastic protector taped inside the jacket, else fine. "A detailed and authoritative study of constitutional development in Newfoundland from the introduction of responsible government to federation with Canada."
$15.00                          Book Number: 45562                          Order / Enquire



CUFF, Robert H., editor
DICTIONARY OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR BIOGRAPHY
St. Johnís, Newfoundland: Harry Cuff Publications, 1990.
Tall octavo. Glossy boards, pp xi, 408, [2]; text in double columns. Fine copy. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.
$18.95                          Book Number: 45744                          Order / Enquire



DESBARATS, Peter, editor
WHAT THEY USED TO TELL ABOUT. Indian Legends from Labrador. Collected by the Department of Anthropology of the University of Montreal.
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1969.
Quarto. Brown cloth. (xx), 92 pp. Illustrated in brown. Fine in near fine jacket. Legends of the Montagnais-Naskapi of Labrador and Northern Quebec, tape recorded and translated.
$19.00                          Book Number: 1797                          Order / Enquire



Devine, Edward J., S.J.
ACROSS WIDEST AMERICA, Newfoundland to Alaska, with the impressions of two years' sojourn on the Bering Coast...
Montreal: The Canadian Messenger, 1905.
Octavo, original dark green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt and blind. pp [12], 307 + frontispiece portrait, folding map, and 24 plates from photos. Spine dulled, text paper a bit yellowed as always, partial cracks to inner hinges neatly repaired, else a VG clean & tight copy, no owner names. Jesuit missionary's travels across Canada just north of the US border, the last two-thirds of the book is on Alaska.
$75.00                          Book Number: 27043                          Order / Enquire



FARDY, B.D.
UNDER TWO FLAGS: the French-English struggle for Newfoundland 1696-1796
St. John's, Newfoundland: Creative Publishers, 1987.
pp vi, 135. Glossy card covers. Illustrations, maps, bibliography. Corner clipped from title leaf, else fine. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$10.00                          Book Number: 44606                          Order / Enquire



GRENFELL, Wilfred Thomason
NORTHERN NEIGHBOURS
London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date (1923), 1923.
Octavo, red cloth lettered in black (spine) and blind (font cover). pp (319) + frontispiece and 5 other plates from photos. Spine a bit sunned with small damp spot; lacking the front free endpaper; old tape repair to front inner hinge; private owner name rubber stamped twice at front; corner crease to half-title leaf and frontispiece; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. 18 stories of Labrador. Watters p. 302 classifies as fiction.
$25.00                          Book Number: 42324                          Order / Enquire



GUNN, Gertude E.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF NEWFOUNDLAND 1832-1864
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1977.
Third printing. Tall octavo, blue cloth. pp (8), 249, [3]. Indexed. Fine copy, without jacket, as issued.
$19.00                          Book Number: 42061                          Order / Enquire



HAMILTON, William B.
PLACE NAMES OF ATLANTIC CANADA
Toronto: Univerity of Toronto Press, 1996.
Octavo, blue cloth. pp x, 502. Bibliography. Fine copy. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$19.95                          Book Number: 45710                          Order / Enquire



HORWOOD, Harold
BARTLETT the great explorer
Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1989.
Photos, index. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$10.00                          Book Number: 44655                          Order / Enquire



JENNESS, Diamond
ESKIMO ADMINISTRATION: III. Labrador
Montreal: Arctic Institute of North America, 1965.
Octavo, blue card covers. Pp 94, (2). Map in text. Some spots to rear cover, VG+ uncreased copy otherwise, no owner names. Arctic Institute of North America Technical Paper No. 16. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$20.00                          Book Number: 33830                          Order / Enquire



Mackay, Donald C
Silversmiths and Related Craftsmen of the Atlantic Provinces
Halifax, N.S.: Petheric Press, 1973.
Paper issue. Quarto. pp vi,133. Photos and plus extensive legend reproducing maker's marks from 1776 to 1900. A little leaned, else a VG clean and tight copy, no owner names.
$25.00                          Book Number: 21841                          Order / Enquire



MacKENZIE, Donald
INSIDE THE ATLANTIC TRIANGLE. Canada and the Entrance of Newfoundland into Confederation 1939-1949.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1986.
Pictorial cloth. (xiv), 285, (5) pp. Light cover rubbing, else a fine copy, without jacket, as issued.
$19.00                          Book Number: 8228                          Order / Enquire



MacKENZIE, Donald
INSIDE THE ATLANTIC TRIANGLE. Canada and the Entrance of Newfoundland into Confederation 1939-1949.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1986.
Pictorial cloth. (xiv), 285, (5) pp. Index. Fine copy, without jacket, as issued.
$19.00                          Book Number: 42064                          Order / Enquire



McGill University. Sub-arctic Research Laboratory, Schefferville, Que.
Ten years (1954-1964) of field research in Labrador-Ungava
Montreal: Department of Geography, McGill University, 1966.
Quarto, cream card covers with cloth backstrip. pp 289. Photos, graphs, maps. McGill sub-arctic research papers no. 20. Corner crease to rear cover and last two leaves, VG otherwise. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$45.00                          Book Number: 45364                          Order / Enquire



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