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Author Name:    BROWN, Roger David. Images of Our Past series.

Title:   Historic Cumberland County South : Land of Promise. First Edition

Publisher:    Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2002, ISBN:1551094185 

Seller ID:   79196

BROWN, Roger David. Historic Cumberland County South : Land of Promise. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (2002). Pp. (5),vi-viii,[1]-159,(1). With 156 b&w photos and otherillustrations in the text. 8vo, photo-illustrated grey card covers. A volume in the Images of Our Past series. Prologue: The Natural World, The Human World. Chapters : 1. The Coal Fields by the Sea: Joggins, River Herbert, Maccan, Chignecto; 2. The Elysian Fields: Minudie; 3. The Fertile Inland Valleys: Southampton and Newville; 4. Where Dinosaurs Walked: Parrsboro; 5. God's Jewel Box: Advocate Harbour to the Parrsborough Shore; 6. The Town That Would Not Die: Springhill. With Epilogue and Appendices. Of nautical interest: The Mary Celeste, built at Spencers Island as the Amazon, is discussed on pp.107-108. Photos of the following vessels: the tug S.S. Harbinger, the Ladysmith, the M.V. Kipawo, the Cap d'Or, the T.K. Bentley, the Susan Cameron, the Rupert K., B.R. Tower, the Cumberland Queen, the Eugene Owen Mackay and the ferries Hiawatha and Prince Albert. Also the lighthouses at the end of Joggins Dock, and at Parrsboro harbour, Isle Haute, Apple River and Shulie and various wharf & dock scenes. Very good. 40.00


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