BACKMAN, Everett M., FITCH, Catherine ELDRIDGE, Richard E.
Title: 225 Years in Chester Basin 1760-1985. First Edition in dustjacket
Seller ID: 109414
BACKMAN, Everett M., Catherine FITCH and Richard E. ELDRIDGE. 225 Years in Chester Basin 1760-1985. (Halifax : Wm. MacNab & Son Ltd., 1985). First Edition."Printed in Canada by Wm. MacNab & Son Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia".Pp (4),1-103,(5). Double column. With over 150 monochrome photos as well a s other illustrations. 4to, plain brown cloth, with no lettering. Contents:Introduction; History of Chester Basin; "The Deserter" by Lucille Mosher; Aenon United Baptist Church; History of St. John's Church [Anglican]; Homesof Chester Basin; Ship Building (a brief section on p.20, but there are ma ny ship photos including of the Arthur H. Zwicker, the Mary C. Oxner, the Mary G. Duff, the Gladys M. Brown, the Ruth D. Adams; The Haunted House [thehome of Captain Cornelius Fader, on the New Ross Road]; Gold Mining (pp.61 ff); Chester Basin Explosion [August 13, 1917 on the schooner Ella D.]; Co nclusion. Very good in dustjacket (the jacket has a few marks and acouple of short tears). 90.00