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1 BELL, John, ed. WALLACE, Frederick William) MacMECHAN, Archibald) GRENFELL, Wilfred T.) Against the Raging Sea : Stories from the Golden Age.
Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, NS, 2002, ISBN:1895900484 
BELL, John, (ed.). Against the Raging Sea : Stories from the Golden Age. Edited by John Bell. Lawrencetown Beach, NS: Pottersfield Press, (2002). First Edition. Pp. (6),7-192. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers. "In 1995, Atlantic literary historian John Bell explored the golden age of the sea story in the groundbreaking anthology Atlantic Sea Stories. In this welcome newcollection, he continues his explorations, offering another selection of c lassic tales by Frederick William Wallace, Archibald MacMechan, Theodore Goodridge Roberts, Arthur Hunt Chute, and other neglected masters of the sea story. Whether portraying the everyday struggles of fishermen and other Atlantic mariners, or more extraordinary events such as disasters at sea, these authors all brought to their writing a striking immediacy that was often based on first-hand experiences. Their memorable stories capture the drama and adventure of seafaring life in the Atlantic region during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries." - from rear cover. Contents:: NormanDuncan's "The Fruits of Toil", Colin McKay's "Scotty", Frederick William W allace's "Wintr Fishing" and "Like a Proper Sailorman!", Wilfred T. Grenfell's "The Leading Light", Archibald MacMechan's "Via London", Arthur Hunt Chute's "The Hell Driver" and "The Avenger", and Theodore Goodridge Roberts's"The Fury". Very good. 12.00

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2 MacMECHAN, Archibald BELL, John, (ed.). At the Harbour Mouth
Pottersfield Press, Porters Lake , 1988, ISBN:0919001491 
MacMECHAN, Archibald. At the Harbour Mouth. Edited by John Bell. Porters Lake : Pottersfield Press, (1988). Pp (6),[7]-140,(4). 8vo, card covers. Archibald McKellar MacMechan, FRSC (b. June 21, 1862, Kitchener, Ontario - d. August 7, 1933, Halifax). "Many writers have endeavoured to chronicle the experiences of Bluenose men and women during the age of sail, but none have surpassed the Halifax author Archibald MacMechan (1862-1933). Now many of MacMechan's finely crafted tales of mutinies, shipwrecks, and other stirring events are once more in print." - from the rear cover. Contents : 1. At theHarbour Mouth; 2. Jordan the Pirate; 3. The Saladin Pirates; 4. The Saladi n Stands By; 5. The Saga of "Rudder" Churchill; 6. Via London; 7. The Captain's Boat; 8. The First Mate; 9. The Shell; 10. The Captain's Wife; 11. TheWave; 12. The Lunenburg Way. Very good. 12.00

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3 BELL, John, (ed.) GRENFELL, Wilfred. MacMECHAN, Archibald. WALLACE, Frederick William. Atlantic Sea Stories
Pottersfield, 1995, ISBN:0919001912 1995 0919001912 / 9780919001916 
BELL, John, (ed.). Atlantic Sea Stories. Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia : Pottersfield Press, (1995). First Edition. Pp (4),5-222,(2). 8vo, photo-illustrated blue card covers with red lettering to front cover and white lettering to spine.

John Bell (b. May 4, 1952, Montreal).
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Atlantic Sea Stories is the first anthology devoted to a neglected period in Atlantic Canada's literary history - the golden age of the sea story, from 1900 to 1930. Editor John Bell has reclaimed the work of the leading maritime authors of the era, bring together some of their best stories. In addition to tales by familiar names such as Frank Parker Day and Theodore Goodrich Roberts, the anthology includes classic works by W. Albert Hickman, Frederick William Wallace, Arthur Hunt Chute, Erle R. Spencer, and other neglected masters of the sea story.

Whether portraying the everyday struggles of fishermen and other mariners or more extraordinary events such as disasters at sea, these authors brought to their writing a striking immediacy that was often based on first-hand experience. The memorable sea stories that they produced capture the drama abd adventure of seafaring life in the Maritimes and Newfoundland during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries." - from the rear cover.

Contents:
Norman Duncan's "The Strength of Men",
W. Albert Hickman's "The Goosander",
Theodore Goodridge Roberts's "A Complete Rest",
Wilfred T. Grenfell's "'Tis Dogged as Does It", Colin McKay's "The Wreck of the Cod-Seeker",
Frederick William Wallace's "Running a Cargo",
selections from Erle R. Spencer's "Yo-Ho-Ho!",
selections from Frank Parker Day's "Rockbound",
Archibald MacMechan's "The First Mate",
and Arthur Hunt Chute's "The Bluenose Bucko".

Very good. NOTE: Due to its relativley small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 12.50



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