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Author Name:    CHAPMAN, J.K. HATHEWAY, Frank

Title:   Hair from a Black Stallion's Tail. First Edition.

Publisher:    J.K. Chapman., Fredericton, 1981, ISBN:0969117701 

Seller ID:   109924

CHAPMAN, J.K. Hair from a Black Stallion's Tail. Prepared by J.K. Chapman. (Fredericton :"Published by J.K. Chapman", "Printed by Centennial Print & Litho Ltd.", 1982). First Edition.. Pp [i]-vii,(1), 1-50, (2). Three maps intext. 8vo, red stapled art Illustrated. cardcovers. James Keith Chapman (b .1918) of Gagetown and a retired U.N.B. professor of history. "The stories forming the major part of this book are taken from the series "Highways andByways" which Frank Hatheway published in the Saint John Globe sixty years ago. That series consisted of accounts of his holiday wanderings, mostly o n foot, in the lower Saint John and Kennebecasis river valleys, the Gaspé and Cape Breton. He described, often in minute detail and beautiful prose, the flora and scenery he encountered, none of which is of much interest to the general reader today [??]. Sometimes he retold folklore and local tales which had been passed on to him dring his travels. These I have abstracted,edited, and, in a few cases, where improvement seemed possible, rewritten. I hope readers will be as intrigued and entertained by them as I have been ." - from Chapman's preface. Chapters : 1. The Deacon's Wooden Leg; 2. Hairfrom a Black Stallion's Tail; 3. Charity's Curse; 4. Margot of Lorneville [Saint John County, New Brunswick.]; 5. Miraculous Cure; 6. The Body in theCave; 7. Captain Pirie's Brig [the Roulette]; 8. Restless Spirits of Aspy Bay [nine priests from 1758, the wreck of the barque Mary E in 1874, &c], [Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 5248]; 9. Schneider [Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 5248]; 10. Mysterious Stranger [Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 5247]; 11. The Ghost of Ingonish [Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 5250]; 12. Frank Hatheway (1850-1923. Three maps are captioned: "Lower Saint John Valley and Kennebecasis", "Gaspé", and "Cape Breton". Light wear to covers, else very good. 30.00


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