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Author Name:    LAWSON, J.Murray

Title:   Yarmouth Past and Present : A Book of Reminiscences

Publisher:    Yarmouth Herald , 1902, 

Seller ID:   6233

LAWSON, J.Murray. Yarmouth Past and Present : A Book of Reminiscences. Yarmouth : n.pub., 1902. "Printed and bound at the Yarmouth Herald Office." Pp (8),[7]-647,(1),(20, adv),(14, index),(4),linen-backed fldg frontis.+ 2 linen-backed fldg plates (at pp.5,104). 8vo, red cloth. Morley p.115, Watters p.530, Rhodenizer p.567, Vaison p.66. One of the finest Nova Scotian local compilations. Chapters : Newspapers; Elections; Yarmouth Shipping; Wrecks along the Western Shore; Fire Department and Fires; Lightning Storms; Accidents; Co-Partnerships & Dissolutions; Churches; School Houses; Steamers; Lands and Buildings; Incorporations, Societies, &c; Miscellaneous. A substantial miscellany which reflects the extant and range of Yarmouth marine history. Virtually every chapter includes some nautical content, with the bulk ofthis material appearing under the headings "Yarmouth Shipping" .), "Wrecks along the Western Shore", "Lightning Storms", "Accidents", "Steamers", and "Miscellaneuos" (including, for example, "The California Fever"). Front in ner hinge cracked, title page and folding frontis loose but present, a couple of spots to fore-edge, else very good, with errata slip at p.5. 250.00


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