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Author Name:    HAVIGHURST, Walter, (ed.)

Title:   Great Lakes Reader. First Collier Books Edtion

Publisher:    Collier Books / Collier Macmillan Publishers, New York / London, 1978, ISBN:0020805403 

Seller ID:   105043

HAVIGHURST, Walter, (ed.). The Great Lakes Reader. New York : Collier Books/ London : Collier Macmillan Publishers, (1978). First Collier Books Editi on. Pp (12),xiii-xvii,(3),3-421,(1),+ 16 pp pllates. Map. 8vo, blue card covers, lettered in white. Contents : I. Voyageurs' tales: Nicolet's bold venture (by/ C.W. Butterfield); Mission on Lake Superior (by Claude Allouez); Marquette's last journey (by Claude Dablon); Voyage of the Griffin (by Louis Hennepin); The golden age of the canoe (by Henry Beston); To the Big Sea Water (by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft); By cross and anchor (by James K. Jamison). II. The fortune hunters: The mineral veins (by Douglass Houghton); Horizon north (by Bela Hubbard); Death at Eagle River (by Peter McFarland); Land, luck and money (by Angus Murdoch); Copper fever (by Charles Lanman); The compass needle (by William A. Burt and Jacob Houghton); Finding the iron mountains (by Philo Everett); The stained rock (by Raphael Pumpelly); Landlooker (by John M. Longyear); The iron hills (by Peter White); Seven iron men (by Paul de Kruif). III. Wind from the west: With Perry at Put-in-Bay (by Usher Parsons); By steamer to the west, 1828 (by H. Massey); Immigrant boat to Detroit (by Charles Fenno Hoffman); Stowaway (by Ralph Keeler); Salmon Sweatland's funeral (by Henry Howe); By ice to Cross Village (by Brand Whitlock); Arrival at L'Arbre Croche (by U.P. Hedrick). IV. The storied straits:Morning at Mackinac (by Reuben Gold Thwaites); The king's birthday (by Ale xander Henry); To the westward (by Kenneth Roberts); The old agency (by Constance Fenimore Woolson); The skeleton on Round Island (by Mary Hartwell Catherwood); Bridging the straits (by William Ratigan). V. Unlocking the north: Ceremony at the Sault (by Claude Dablon); Tracks in the snow (by Thomas Dawson); Winter in the north (by Helen Hardie Grant); Woman of the Bright Foam (by Anna Jameson); The battle of the millrace (by Janet Lewis); Voyage of the Independence (by Lewis Marvill); Journey to the Soo (by William Cullen Bryant); Canalside superintendent (by Ernest H. Rankin); The Soo locks (by Eber Ward); The new lock, 1967 (by E.B. Williams). VI. Storm warning: Great Lakes mariner (by Herman Melville); Gale on Lake Erie (by Jacob Butler Varnum); The short life of the Walk-in-the-Water (by Mary A.W. Palmer); Return of the Superior (in the Detroit Gazette); Stormy passage (by Henry RoweSchoolcraft); Rough weather, 1835 (by J.B. Mansfield); The Christmas tree schooner (by Harry Hansen); Grim November (by Julius F. Wolff, Jr.); The darkest day (by Fred M. Landon); Ordeal on Sunday (by S.A. Lyons); Ice-bound (by Captain Elmer Weborg). VII. The long ships: Windjammer to Chicago (by Elizabeth T. Baird); Sails (by Harlan Hatcher); The historic Onoko (by J.B. Mansfield); All in a lifetime (by Ralph D. Williams); The whaleback fleet (in The graphic); Parade on the river (by Milo M. Quaife); Towed from Baltimore (by Robert H. Folkert); The new carriers (by E.B. Williams). VIII. Cities and seaway: The four Welland canals (by Rowland W. Murphy); Sailing the seaway route (by Carlton Mabee); North to salt water (by Jack C. Yewell); Time and the river (by Hugh MacLennan); Quebec to the sea (by Henry Beston).Penned name, else very good. 15.00


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