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Author Name:    GILLIS, James D. MacASKILL, Angus

Title:   Cape Breton Giant : A Truthful Memoir. wraps

Publisher:    T.C. Allen, Halifax, 1914, 

Seller ID:   14678

GILLIS, James D. The Cape Breton Giant : A Truthful Memoir. Halifax : Printed for the Author by T.C.Allen & Co., 1914. Pp [i]-x,11-95,(1),+ 2 plates. Sm.8vo, printed grey wraps. Tennyson 837, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 1348, Watters p.504, NSIB 146, Rhodenizer p.981, Laugher p.203. Gillis (1870-1965)"was born at Strathlorne, N.S. and although he taught school in Western Ca nada for several years, the greater part of his life was spent in his native Inverness County. [...] His biography of Angus MacAskill has done more than anything else to perpetuate the legend of the giant who lived in Cape Breton in the mid nineteenth century" - NSIB. Spine chipped, split to front hinge, small chip to front cover, covers rubbed, name, else good. 35.00

Price = 35.00 CDN
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