Title: When the Work's All Done This Fall : The Settling of the Land.. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Stoddart, Toronto, 1989, ISBN:0773723234
Seller ID: 5877
McINTOSH, Dave. When the Work's All Done This Fall : The Settling of the Land. (Toronto) : Stoddart, (1979). First Printing. Pp (8), 1-301, (1). Illustrated. 8vo, brown boards. Title page heading: Voices of Early Canada. "In Canada and Nova Scotia the snow lies six feet deep for six months in the year and as they have hard frosts and snows for a month or six weeks before this severe season, which they call winter, their winters are eight or nine months long.I have been collecting hundreds of excerpts from eighteenth-century and nineteenth-century writings that in any way touch on Canadian agriculture. The scope of this book is pre-1900 and all of Canada." Early agriculture, with many quotations. Newfoundland pp.9-14; Nova Scotia (pp.15-37),Prince Edward Island (pp.39-50), New Brunswick (pp.51-70). With a bibliogr aphy. Very good in dustjacket. 20.00