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The Sambro Marine Collection. A Selection of Drawings by Thomas E. Appleton, P. Eng., M.E.I.C., Appleton, Thomas E.
1 Appleton, Thomas E. The Sambro Marine Collection. A Selection of Drawings by Thomas E. Appleton, P. Eng., M.E.I.C.
(Halifax, N.S.) Hotel Nova Scotian 1975 Illustrated card bound with plastic coil binding Very good 9.25 x 12.25 inches (23.5 x 3 Oblong 9 sketches printed on one side on heavy bound paper 
Text in French & English with description of each drawing on the last 4 pages 
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2 Armstrong, John Griffith The Halifax Explosion and the Royal Canadian Navy Inquiry and Intrigue
Vancouver Toronto University of British Columbia Press 2002 077480890x / 9780774808903 Blue cloth with dust jacket Very good in very good dust jacket 9.25 x 6.25 inches (23.5 x 15 8vo. 16 b. & w. photo illus. and 3 maps 

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3 Boning, Richard A 17 Minutes to Live
Baldwin, NY Dexter & Westbrook 1973 0879661062 / 9780879661069 Cloth in dust jacket Vg Dust jacket has been laminated 9.25 x 7.25 inches (23.5 x 18.4 cm) Lg. 8vo. Illustrated by Harry Schaare 
Part of the Incredible Series. A story of the Halifax Explosion written for young people. 
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4 Borrett, William Coates Historic Halifax in Tales Told Under the Old Town Clock
Halifax Ryerson 1948 Cloth in dust jacket Very good Dust jacket is worn & chipped along edges 8.75 x 5.5 inches (22.2 x 14  8vo. Dust jacket illustration by J.Inglis; endpapers, & ills throughout by Bob Chambers 

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5 Chapman, Harry Dartmouth's Day of Anguish …the Explosion, December 6, 1917
Dartmouth Dartmouth Museum Society 1992 0969664605 / 9780969664604 Illus. card covers Vg 9.5 x 7.5 inches(24 x20cm) 8vo. B&w illus. throughout 

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6 Collins, Louis W. In Halifax Town On Going For A Walk In Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Halifax Published by author. 1975 Card covers Edges lightly faded otherwise good 8vo. Illustrations and Photographs by Pamela and Louis Collins. 
Map of the walking tour is on the inside of the front cover. 
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7 Flemming, David B. Explosion in Halifax Harbour The Illustrated Account of a Disaster That Shook the World
Halifax Formac 2004 0887806325 / 9780887806322 Glossy trade paperback Very good 9.5 x 8.5 inches (24 x 21.6 c Lg. 8vo. Illustrated throughout 

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8 Hatfield, Leonard F. Sammy the Prince The Story of Samuel Henry Prince One of Canada's Pioneering Sociologists
Hantsport Lancelot Press 1990 Glossy card covers Fine 8vo. Illustrated 

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9 Kitz, Janet F Shattered City The Halifax Explosion and the Road to Recovery
Halifax, N.S. Nimbus Publishing Ltd. 1989 0921054114 / 9780921054115 Red cloth with dust jacket, halifax city plan on  Very good. Signed by author on verso front endpaper Dust jacket is sl. worn 9.75 x 6.5 inches (24.8 x 16. 8vo. Plan of Halifax City on endpapers; photos throughout as well as 2 page map of Halifax 

Price: 40.00 CDN
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Burden of Desire, MacNeil, Robert
10 MacNeil, Robert Burden of Desire
New York & Toronto Doubleday March 1992 First Edition Blue cloth spine with blue paper-covered boards in Very good Dust jacket very good 9.5 x 6.5 inches (24 x 16.5 cm) 8vo. 
Signed by the author on the title page 
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11 Mahar, James and Rowena Mahar Too Many to Mourn On Family's Tragedy in the Halifax Explosion
Halifax Nimbus 1998 1551092409 / 9781551092409 Card covers Vg 9 x 6 inches (22.7 x 15.2 cm) 8vo. B&w photo illus. 

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12 McNeil, Mary A.E.A. The Blind Knight of Nova Scotia Sir Frederick Fraser, 1850-1925 Free Education for the Blind -1882 Free Postage for Braille Books-1889
Washington DC University Press 1939 Grey card covers Vg 9 x 6 inches (22.7 x 15.2 cm) 8vo. Photo illustrations of Fraser, as well as a photo of the School for the Blind and Gerrish Hall where Sir Frederick was born 

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13 Metson, Graham & Lean, Cheryl (curators) Halifax .09:06. December 6, 1917. A photo-documentation of the Halifax Explosion
Halifax The West House Museum (1977) Card portfolio with 92 pages of text and 15 large  Portfolio is worn along edges and flaps, contents vg 8.5 x 11 inches (21.6 x 28 cm) Oblong This is a folder with 92 pages of text and 15 large photos. Numerous ills.
This portfolio was done to accompany the exhibit of photographs and documents shown at the West House Museum from December 1977 to January 1978. 
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14 Piers, Harry A Brief Historical Account of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science and the Events Leading Up to Its Formation; With Biographical Sketches of Its Deceased Presidents and Other Prominent Members
Halifax, NS Nova Scotia Institute of Science 1915 Paper wraps Front cover torn, worn and detached, missing rear cover, interior good 8vo. 

Price: 40.00 CDN
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15 Rackham, Eric N. A Son of the Manse
Lockeport, NS Community Books 2003 1896496415 / 9781896496412 Illus. color card covers Name marked out with black marker to reverse of front cover, otherwise vg 8vo. B&w photo illus. throughout 

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16 Raddall, Thomas H. Halifax: Warden of the North. Illustrations by Donald C. MacKay
Toronto McClelland & Stewart Ltd. 1948(on title page) Second Canadian edition (1949 on copyright page0 Green cloth in dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers Vg Dust jacket is worn & chipped along the edges 9.25 x 6.5 inches (23.5 x 16. 8vo. 14 illus [7 by Donald C. MacKay] Donald C. MacKay

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17 Robinson, Ernest Fraser The Halifax Disaster December 6, 1917
St. Catherine's Vanwell Publishing 1997 1551250071 / 9781551250076 Card covers Vg 7.5 x 5 inches(18 x 13cm) Sm. 8vo. Ill. with photos & maps throughout 

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18 Zemel, Joel Scaoegoat the extraordinary legal proceedings following the 10917 Halifax Explosion
Halifax SVP 2012 0968492096 / 9780968492093 Trade paperback Award stickers & signed sticker to front cover. Some wear to cover and paper edges. Signed by author to title page 10 x 7 inches (25.4 x 18 cm) Lg. 8vo. Photo illustrations throughout 

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19 [Dartmouth,NS] 30 Views of the Dartmouth Disaster Showing Effects of Explosion December 6th 1917
Dartmouth, N.S. Compiled by A.W. Griswold, Publisher 1917 Illustrated card covers Very good 6 x 9 inches (15.2 x 22.7 cm) Oblong 31 b&w. photo illus. 
1 page of text by A.C. Johnston, Chairman Dartmouth Relief. A.W. Griswold Sole Distributor 
Price: 125.00 CDN
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