LONGLEY. J.W. Love. Halifax, N.S. : T.C. Allen & Company, (1898). First Edition. Pp (4),vi-viii,1-158,(2). Small 8vo (127 x 187 mm), blue cloth, t.e.g., gilt lettering to front & spine.
James Wilberforce Longley, D.C.L. (b. January 4, 1849, Paradise, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia - d. March 6, 1922, Halifax) was at this book's publication Nova Scotia's Attorney-General.
Not a topic oft tackled by today's politicians.
Watters p 806, Rhodenizer p 277.
1. Introduction; 2. Manifestations; 3. Love between Men and Women; 4. True Love and False Love; 5. Matrimonial Mistakes; 6. What Love is Lawful?; 7. What is True Love?; 8. Geography; 9. Caprices; 10. Married Life; 11. Political and Social; 12. Religion; 13. Love's Essence; 14. L'Envoi. Love's Crucible : A Postscript.
Tear to contents leaf, some light marks to cloth, else very good, bright. 50.00