MORSE, William Inglis
Title: Gravestones of Acadie and other Essays on Local History, Genealogy and Parish Records of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia. #304 of 500.
Publisher:  A. Smith & Co, London, 1929,
Seller ID: 92404
MORSE, William Inglis. Gravestones of Acadie and other Essays on Local History, Genealogy and Parish Records of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia. With photographs by the author. London : Printed by A. Smith & Co., 1929. "Designed by W. B. Dalton and W. H. Amery with the Assistance of the Artistic Typography Class of the Camberwell School of Arts & Crafts, London. Printed under the direction of H. G. Wicks by A. Smith & Co., 30 Sangley Road, London, S.E.6". Pp. (17),2-110,(2),+ plates. Number 304 of 500 copies. 4to, quarter-calf with red cloth boards, gilt lettering and five raised bands to spine,top edge gilt. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.Contents: 1. Gravestones of Acadie (Introduction; Origins and Materials; Evolution of Gravestones; Ann apolis Royal; Granville; Clementsport; Digby; Wilmot; Paradise; Bridgetown); 2. Excerpts (Annapolis, Granville and Wilmot); 3. The Story of a French Vase; 4. Documents relating to Fisheries in Nova Scotia; 5. Identification of Early Sites in Acadie or Nova Scotia; 6. Parish Records (1780-1800), Annapolis, Granville, Wilmot; 7. Data concerning the Mayflower and Descendants in Nova Scotia; 8. Report of Nicolas Denys, Governor of Acadie (Original Manuscript, circa 1660), to Dauphin of France. Gift inscription to Franklyn H. Hicks to flyleaf (and ex-libris nametag inside front cover), else a very good, tight, bright copy. 450.00