BOWEN, Dana Thomas
Title: Lore of the Lakes : Told in Story and Picture. no dj.
Publisher:  Dana Thomas Bowen, Publisher, Daytona Beach, FL, 1940,
Seller ID: 77923
BOWEN, Dana Thomas. Lore of the Lakes : Told in Story and Picture. Daytona Beach, FL: Dana Thomas Bowen, Publisher, 1940. Pp. [i]-]xv,(1),1-314,(6), including frontis. and plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. A collection of shipping lore from the Great Lakes. With numerous relevant newspaper articles laid in throughout the volume. Contents: 1. Parade of the Years; 2. Did You Know That...?; 3. The Griffin; 4. The United States Brig Niagara; 5. The Walk-in-the-Water; 6. Wolverine; 7. Early Passenger Ships and Later Ones; 8. Pictorial Section; 9. Lake Steamer Stacks and U.S. Weather Bureau Signals; 10. The Caravels of Christopher Columbus; 11. Sailed Away; 12. The Tashmoo and City of Erie Race; 13. The Big Storm; 14. The Steamer Eastland; 15. Black Friday; 16. The Freighter; 17. Today's Passenger Fleet; 18. The Passenger Steamer Seeandbee; 19. The Burning of the Steamer City of Buffalo; 20. Sailor Yarns; 21.List of Major Disasters on the Lakes. Hinges tender with browning to some leaves (as a result of the newspaper clippings), slightly cocked, light wear to spine ends, else vg. 15.00