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Author Name:    d'ENTREMONT, H. Leander

Title:   Baronnie de Pombcoup and the Acadians : A History of the Ancient Department of Cape Sable, Now Known as Yarmouth and Shelburne Counties, Nova Scotia.In Three Parts. First Edition

Publisher:    Herald-Telegram Press, Yarmouth, 1931, 

Seller ID:   36770

d'ENTREMONT, H. Leander. The Baronnie de Pombcoup and the Acadians : A History of the Ancient "Department of Cape Sable," Now Known as Yarmouth and Shelburne Counties, Nova Scotia. In Three Parts - One Volume. Tourist EditionContaining a Complete Tourist Guide to the South Shore of Nova Scotia from Yarmouth to Halifax. Yarmouth, N.S.: Herald-Telegram Press, 1931.First Edi tion. Pp (10),[13]-192,(4). 8vo, blue printed card covers. H. Léander d'Entremont was born on 22 October 1862 at West Pubnico, Nova Scotia, and died on December 11, 1944. Contents : Part I. – Limits of the Baronnie (pp 13-57); Part II. – Appendices A to O (pp 68-159) : A. Discovery of America by theNorthmen; B. Hieroglyphics on Stone Long Buried at Pubnico are Puzzle for Finders. C. Charles de la Tour's Fort at Cape Sable: Where was it Located? D. Dramatic Clash of Two de la Tours in 1630 at Cape Sable, Recalled. E. Acadian Heroine, 1645, Held La Tour's Fort at St. John Three Days. F. The Acadians of Pubnico. G. Pubnico's Once Proud Fishing Fleet Now One Lone Schooner. H. Daring Acadian Skipper, in 1778, Recaptures His Ship, Seized by Pirates. I. The Pubnicos – With Acadian History as Alluring Background. J. Legend Says Pirate Gold and other Hoards are Hidden in Tusket Isles. K. Monument Unveiled at Centre East Pubnico. L. Nation's Prosperity Depends on Unity,says Acadian Writer. M. Names of Exiled Acadians are Recalled. N. Marriage Contract Between Charles de Saint-Etienne de la Tour, Chevalier, Governor of Acadia, and Jeanne Motin, Widow of d'Aulnay de Charnisay. O. Final Financial Report in Connection with Building the Acadian Historic and War Memorial Tower at Centre East Pubnico, N.S. Part III. – Tourist Guide to the Settlements in the Ancient Baronnie de Pombcoup and Along the South Shore of Nova Scotia (pp 160-180). Spine ends chipped, covers rubbed and creased, penned title to spine, corners dog-eared, foxing to first and last few pages, pencilled correction to one page, else good. Scarce. 200.00

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