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1 WRIGHT, Esther Clark Beals, Helen D. Blomidon Rose : The Story of the Blomidon Countryside, Its People, History and Way of Life. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed,
Ryerson Press, Toronto:, 1957, 
WRIGHT, Esther Clark. Blomidon Rose. Illustrated by Helen D. Beals. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (August 1957). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-viii,1-206, (2). 8vo, red cloth. "The story of a love [...] for the Blomidon countryside [Kings County, Nova Scotia], for its people, for its colours, for its history, for its way of life. it is an attempt -- by describing the coutnry, by telling of a few of the many interesting people who have lived there, by recalling something of the background, by narrating incidents grave and gay-- to make others realize what a delightful place is Blomidon's territory, how richly varied, how valuable." - from the dj. Contents: 1. "To the Nort hward, Blomidon Rose"; 2. The Valley; 3. The Bay Shore; 4. The Round Trip; 5. The Backbone of Nova Scotia; 6. The Five Rivers; 7. The Gaspereau; 8. The Avon; 9. The Dykes; 10. The Orchards; 11. The Planters (pp.94-102); 12. In and Out of the Basin of Minas; 13. The "Kipawo [on the passing of the Wolfville-to-Parrsboro ferry, pp.111-118]"; 14. The Beach; 15. The Train [on the D.A.R., The Dominion and Atlantic Railway, pp.128-137]; 16. The Post Office; 17. The Duck Pond; 18. "Et Ego in Arcadia Vixi"; 19. The Stile; 20. Red Clay; 21. The Path through the Orchard; 22. The Blomidon Rose. Very good in dustjaket, Signed by Esther Clark Wright. 35.00

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2 WRIGHT, Esther Clark Beals, Helen D. Blomidon Rose : The Story of the Blomidon Countryside, Its People, History and Way ofLlife. First Edition in dustjacket,
Ryerson Press, Toronto:, 1957, 
WRIGHT, Esther Clark. Blomidon Rose. [dj adds: "The story of the Blomidon countryside, its people, history and way of life..."]. Illustrated by Helen D. Beals. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (August 1957). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-viii,1-206,(2). 8vo, red-orange cloth, black lettering to spine. Watters p.751, Laugher p.614. Esther Isabelle Clark Wright, née Clark, CM (b. May 14, 1895, Fredericton – d. June 17, 1990). "The story of a love [...] forthe Blomidon countryside [Kings County, Nova Scotia], for its people, for its colours, for its history, for its way of life. it is an attempt -- by describing the coutnry, by telling of a few of the many interesting people who have lived there, by recalling something of the background, by narratingincidents grave and gay -- to make others realize what a delightful place is Blomidon's territory, how richly varied, how valuable. To those who do not know this area of Nova Scotia the book will be an irresistible invitation to visit Blomidon, while to Nova Scotians it will be just like a letter from home. Those who look beneath the romantic story will discover that thisis a study of a community with in a community, and its relationships with the world beyond. " - from the dj. Contents: 1. "To the Northward, BlomidonRose"; 2. The Valley; 3. The Bay Shore; 4. The Round Trip; 5. The Backbone of Nova Scotia; 6. The Five Rivers; 7. The Gaspereau; 8. The Avon; 9. The Dykes; 10. The Orchards; 11. The Planters (pp.94-102); 12. In and Out of the Basin of Minas; 13. The "Kipawo" [on the passing of the Wolfville-to-Parrsboro ferry, pp.111-118]; 14. The Beach; 15. The Train [on the D.A.R., The Dominion and Atlantic Railway, pp.128-137]; 16. The Post Office; 17. The Duck Pond; 18. "Et Ego in Arcadia Vixi"; 19. The Stile; 20. Red Clay; 21. ThePath through the Orchard; 22. The Blomidon Rose. Previous owner's name whi ted out, newspaper clipping taped in, else vg in worn, tape-repaired dj. 30.00

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