Will R. Bird Bibliography

Non-Fiction Works
Poetry & Biographical Works
Short Stories
About the bibliography


Amherst, Nova Scotia, Diamond Jubilee 1889-1949, with a history of the town specially written by Will R. Bird.
Amherst, N.S.: News-Sentinel Ltd., 1949. 84 p. : ill.

Amherst, Nova Scotia : the Gateway to the Land of Evangeline
Amherst, N.S.: News Sentinel Ltd., [1925?] 22 p. : ill.

And We Go On
Toronto: Hunter-Rose, 1930. 343 p.

Angel Cove
Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1972. 236 p.

A Century at Chignecto: the Key to Old Acadia
Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1928. 245 p. : ill.

Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1930 (The Ryerson Canadian History Readers). 30 p. : ill.

The Communication Trench
Amherst, N.S.: The Author, 1933. 336 p.

The Communication Trench: Anecdotes & Statistics from the Great War, 1914-1918
Ottawa: CEF Books, 2000. 150 p.

Despite the Distance
Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1961. 280 p.

Done at Grand Pré
Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1955. 179. : ill.

An Earl Must Have a Wife
Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1969. 236 p.

Escape to Murder
London: W. Kimber, 1955. 205 p.
[Also published as The Two Jacks]

Ghosts Have Warm Hands
Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1968. 255 p.
Paperback ed.: Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1976

Ghosts Have Warm Hands: a Memoir of the Great War, 1916-1919
Nepean, Ont. : CEF Books, 1997

Golden Jubilee Souvenir, Division 508, 1908-1958, edited with a history by
Will R. Bird.

Halifax, N.S.: Golden Anniversary Committee of Division 508, Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employees of America, 1958. (Printed by McCurdy Pub. Co.). 96 p.

Here Stays Good Yorkshire
Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1945. 332 p.
2nd ed. Toronto : Ryerson Press, 1946
Ottawa : CEF Books, 2000

Historic Nova Scotia
Halifax: Hon. W.T. Dauphinee, Minister of Trade & Industry, [19--?].
114 p.
/ prepared by Will R. Bird, in consultation with D.C. Harvey ; drawings by
William E. Degarthe.
Halifax: Ministry of Industry and Publicity, 1946?] ([2nd ed.])
Halifax: Government of Nova Scotia, 1940
Halifax: Government of Nova Scotia, 1945
Halifax: Bureau of Information, 1949
[Halifax, 1941?]

History of the Highways of Nova Scotia
[Halifax, N.S.?: s.n., 1945]. 141 leaves

Interesting Items Regarding St. Matthew's Church
[Halifax, N.S.: St. Matthew's United Church, 1963]. 3 p.

Judgment Glen
Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1947. 315 p.

Maid of the Marshes
Amherst, N.S.: The Author, 1935. 198 p.

The Misadventures of Rufus Burdy
Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1975. 270 p.

No Retreating Footsteps: the Story of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders
Kentville, N.S.: Kentville Pub. Co., 1954. 398 p. : ill.
Paperback ed.: Hantsport, N.S.: Lancelot Press, 1983

North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment
[Fredericton]: Brunswick Press, 1963. 629 p. : ill.

Off-trail in Nova Scotia
Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1956. 314 p. : ill.
Toronto : Ryerson Press, 1960, c1956
1st paperback ed. Toronto : McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1972, c1956

The Passionate Pilgrim
Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1949. 324 p.

Private Timothy Fergus Clancy
Ottawa: Graphic Publishers, 1930. 325 p.

Shy Yorkshireman: a Novel
Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1955. 253 p. New York : Bouregy & Curl, 1955

So Much to Record
Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1951. 317 p.

St. Matthew's United Church of Canada
Halifax : [s.n., 1963]
[Halifax : s.n., 1972?]

The Story of Vimy-Ridge = La Crête de Vimy
Arras, France: I.N.S.A.P., 1932. 24 p. : ill.

Sunrise for Peter, and Other Stories
Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1946. 223 p.

These are the Maritimes
Toronto : Ryerson Press, 1959. 333 p. : ill.
Toronto : Ryerson Press, 1964, c1959
Toronto : Ryerson Press, 1969, c1959.
1st paperback ed. Toronto : McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1974

Thirteen Years After: The Story of the Old Front Revisited
Toronto : Maclean Pub. Co., 1932. 180 p. : ill.
Ottawa : CEF Books, 2000. 240 p.

This is Nova Scotia
Toronto : Ryerson Press, 1950. 299 p.
Philadelphia: Macrae Smith Co., 1950
2nd ed.: Toronto : Ryerson Press, 1951, c1950
3rd ed. rev. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1955, c1950
Toronto : Ryerson Press, 1961
Braille ed. Toronto: CNIB, [197-?]
1st paperback ed. Toronto : McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1972

To Love and To Cherish
Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1953. 309 p.

Tristram's Salvation: a Novel
Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1957. 254 p.

The Two Jacks: the Amazing Adventures of Major Jack M. Veness and Major Jack L. Fairweather
Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1954. 209 p. 1st U.S. ed.: Philadelphia : Macrae Smith, [1955?]
London : W. Kimber, 1955

Edited by Will R. Bird

Atlantic Anthology
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1959. 310 p.
Braille ed. Toronto : CNIB, [197-?]

Compiled by Arthur M. Smith, ROM Librarian