PARKER, John, M.B.E., Mater Mariner. Cape Breton Ships and Men. N.pl.: n.pub., (1967). First Printing. "Designed, printed and bound in England by Hazell, Watson & Viney". "The Government of Nova Scotia assisted in the publication of this book". "Principal distributors: George J. McLeod Limited, 73 Bathurst Street, Toronto, 2B, Ont." Pp. (5),6-197,(3), frontispiece + 20 pages of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with tan illustration to front board, tan lettering to front board and spine.
Tennyson Cape Breton: A Bibliography 1039, Tennyson Cape Bretoniana 1481; MacDonald, Bibliography of Victoria County, 228.
Chapters : Early Days in Cape Breton; Remarks on Shipbuilding in Cape Breton; The August Gale; The Sydney Area (pp.39-60); Baddeck; Big Bras d'Or; Little Bras d'Or; Shipbuilding in Small Communities around the Bras d'Or Lakes; Isle Madame and South-West Part; St. Ann's; North Eastern Part; Port Hawkesbury and Strait of Canso; West Coast of Cape Breton; South and East Coast of Cape Breton; Port Morien (Cow Bay); Captain Charles Muggah Lorway; Captain Charles Muggah Burchell; Captain John Duncan MacKenzie; Captain Ronald MacDonald; Captain Matthew Ryan.
With an index and a 15 p.list of sailing ships built in Cape Breton Island.
A very good copy in a clean, crisp dustjacket. 60.00