BARKHOUSE, Joyce IRVING, Daphne
Title: Witch of Port Lajoye. 2nd, signed.
Publisher:  Ragweed, Charlottetown, 1985, ISBN:0920304265
Seller ID: 10389
BARKHOUSE, Joyce. The Witch of Port Lajoye. Illustrated by Daphne Irving. Charlottetown : Ragweed Press, (1985). Second Printing. Pp (2),3-48. 8vo, illustrated beige card covers with black titles to front and spine. Joyce Carman Barkhouse, née Killam CM ONS (b. May 3, 1913, Woodville, Kings County, Nova Scotia – d. February 2, 2012, Bridgewater, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia) Canadian children's writer best known for writing historical fiction. "'The Witch of Port LaJoye' is a haunting legend for young people set in Prince Edward Island. It tells the tale of a bubbling spring, a magical stone,and a young Basque woman who learns the healing ways of the Micmac, only t o be called a witch by the settlers on the Island in the early 1700s." - from the rear cover. Very good. Signed and inscribed by Barkhouse. 7.50