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STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. First Edition, First Issue, wraps.
Longmans, Green and Co., London, 1886,
STEVENSON, Robert Louis. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1886. [Date on front cover – 1885 – altered by pen to 1886; Christmas-trade-delayed to Jan 1886]. Pp. (8),-141,(3). Small 8vo, fawn-coloured decorated (in blue) wrapswith red and blue lettering to front cover, blank spine; housed in paper-backed red cloth chemise, full red morocco solander case, gilt lettering andfive raised bands to spine.
Prideaux, A Bibliography of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, 17.
Small bookplate of Frederick Locker (1821–1895, English author and bibliophile) to upper fore-corner inside rear cover.
Front cover detached but present, small chip to head and tail of spine, else very good in custom solander case.
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World War II) Nova Scotia at War
[Nova Scotia ]. Nova Scotia at War : Nova Scotia Delivers the Goods. [Halifax: Government of Nova Scotia, ca. 1944]. First Edition. Pp. -48. Illustrated with over 350 b&w photos in the text. With central double-page map of the province, "A Pictorial Presentation of Her Natural and Industrial Resources". Double column. 4to, stapled illustrated orange and grey card covers, with drawing of a muscular labourer in the foreground.
A volume outlining Nova Scotia's industrial contributions to the war effort. Includes a substantial section on shipbuilding, as well as smaller sections on marine engines, aircraft, cordage, fishing, and furniture production.
Foreword by Harold Connolly, Minister of Industry and Publicity.
Iron and Steel;
Steel and Coal;
Steel Cars and Forgings;
Boilers and Tanks;
Ship Repairs (pp.16-17);
Barrels, Baskets, Boxes;
Blocks and Oars (p.19);
Beds and Mattresses;
Baths, Stoves, Furnaces;
Gypsum and Plaster;
Paper Making [on the Mersey Paper Company, p.32];
Pulp and Paper Products [on the Minas Pulp and Power Company, Ltd. and the Canadian Keyes Fibre Company Limited, both located in Hantsport, p.33];
Processed Fruits and Vegetables;
Salt and Pickled Fish (p.37);
Fish Byproducts (p.40-41);
Underwear [Stanfields of Truro and Nova Scotia Textiles of WIndsor, p.45];
Cotton Textiles [on Cosmos Imperial Mills Limited of Yarmouth, p.46];
Woollen Textiles [on Oxford Woollen Mills Limited (at Oxford Cumberland County) and Maritime Textiles Limited of Truro, p.47];
Very good. 65.00
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