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The Basque Coast of Newfoundland, Barkham, Selma Huxley
1 Barkham, Selma Huxley The Basque Coast of Newfoundland
Plum Point, NFLD Great Northern Peninsula Development Corp. 1989 0929108000 / 9780929108001 Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Maps 
Light shelfwear to card cover edges.; A bright, solid book.; Color Illustrations; 25 pages; An overview and history of the west coast of Newfoundland, once known as "La Cote des Basques" . Historical information on early explorers, and details of several of the off-shore islands along this coast. Illustrated with some of the original maps of the area 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Iambics of Newfoundland  Notes from an Unknown Shore, Finch, Robert
2 Finch, Robert The Iambics of Newfoundland Notes from an Unknown Shore
New York Counterpoint 2007 158243154X / 9781582431543 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Only slight wear to book and dust jacket. ; A bright, solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 9.20 X 6.20 X 1.10 inches; 288 pages; "In these evocative sketches, stories and essays, nature writer Robert Finch explores the people, geography and wildlife of this remote but lovely corner of Canada. Beloved nature writer Robert Finch spent the greater part of a decade travelling around Newfoundland, the remote island "at the edge of America". Between the icy cliffs and the Atlantic Ocean, the lush valleys and barren drifts, he collected intimate stories of birds, moose and foxes - and of the people who share their space. In detailed essays, he evokes a landscape of raw beauty. But while Newfoundland may be a place of unparalleled beauty, its citizens face serious economic hardships, with the fishing industry withered and very little industry to replace it. Finch often steps aside, allowing the Newfoundlanders to tell their stories in their own voices, and allows us to hear the cadence and movement of individuals and their tales. A wide array of characters - fishermen, hunters and hitch-hikers, newcomers and old timers - bring to life an island tucked between provinces, languages and cultures, a land of ancient hardship and stirring beauty." 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Sweep You Across for a Penny, Ma'am  Stories from St. John's and Beyond, Furlong, Tom
3 Furlong, Tom Sweep You Across for a Penny, Ma'am Stories from St. John's and Beyond
St. John's NFLD Flanker Press 2004 1894463366 / 9781894463362 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
Signed by Author; Only slight wear to glossy pictorial card covers ; Signed by author on title page. A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; 8.40 X 5.50 X 0.60 inches; 207 pages; Sweep You Across for a Penny, Ma’am: Stories from St. John’s and Beyond is a new collection of stories from columnist Tom Furlong. This compilation includes tales about his life in the city, his travels throughout Newfoundland as a customs officer and his involvement in sports and the scouting movement. In it, the author records a wealth of details on the social fabric of his beloved city and province. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Story of St. John's, Newfoundland, O'Neill, Paul
4 O'Neill, Paul The Story of St. John's, Newfoundland
Press Porcepic 1975 0888780702 / 9780888780706 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Dust jacket scuffed and chipped with short tears, blue cloth covered boards show light wear, pages tanned, previous owner's name on half title page. ; A tight solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 432 pages; This just the first book in the history of one of Canada's oldest cities and it deals with the political, military and cultural history. "The claim of St. John's, Newfoundland, to being the oldest city in North America is based on a mixture of legend and fact. Although it cannot be proven, it is probably the oldest city site on the continent to be chosen by and continuously occupied by the white man." 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Viewpoints on Communities in Crisis, Skolnik, Michael L. (Editor)
5 Skolnik, Michael L. (Editor) Viewpoints on Communities in Crisis
St. John's, Newfoundland Institute of Social and Economical Reform 1968 0919666280 / 9780919666283 Softcover Very Good+ 
Card covers have sun-fading on spine and edges. ; A tight solid book, uncreased. ; Newfoundland Social and Economic Studies No. 1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 84 pages 
Price: 19.50 USD
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Marginal Adaptations and Modernization in Newfoundland   A Study of Strategies and Implications in the Resettlement and Redevelopment of Outport Fishing Communities, Wadel, Cato
6 Wadel, Cato Marginal Adaptations and Modernization in Newfoundland A Study of Strategies and Implications in the Resettlement and Redevelopment of Outport Fishing Communities
St. John's NFLD Memorial University of Newfoundland 1969 Softcover Very Good+ 
Light sunning of grey card covers ; A bright, solid book, uncreased ; Trade PB; Newfoundland Social and Economic Studies No. 7; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages 
Price: 19.50 USD
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