Title: Illustrated Halifax : Its Civil, Military and Naval History. First Edition, green cloth.
Publisher:  John McConniff, Montreal:, 1891,
Seller ID: 112970
METZLER, Norbert. Illustrated Halifax : Its Civil, Military and Naval History. With a Brief Sketch of Acadian Annals, dealing with the Anglo-French Struggle for Empire at Annapolis Royal, and Louisburg, and with the Tragic Story of the Expulsion of the Neutrals from the Land of Evangeline. Montreal : John McConniff, "Union Ticket Agency, Windsor Hotel", 1891. First Edition. "For Sale at all Booksellers in Halifax". Pp (2),3-. Photo illustrations throughout. Oblong 8vo, plain green cloth spine, illustrated paper-covered boards. Morley p.104. About 70 photos plus other illustrations. Besidessome general harbour the nautical content is : two photos of H.M.S. Canada in Drydock, one of H.M.S. Bellerophon in the harbour and another entitled "Men at Quarters on British Man-of-War." "The Publisher and the Editor of Illustrated Halifax acknowledge their indebtedness to Mr. William Notman forthe excellent photographs made use of in the engravings for this volume." - p.76. Binding split and shaky, a few leaves loose, wear to cloth, a few tape repairs, else very good. 65.00