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Author Name:    SILVER, Arthur P. STRATHCONA, Lord, introd

Title:   Farm-Cottage, Camp and Canoe in Maritime Canada, or, The Call of Nova Scotia to the Emigrant and Sportsman. With an Introduction by the Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona

Publisher:    George Routledge & Sons, Limited / The Musson Book Co., London / Toronto, 1908, 

Seller ID:   6436

SILVER, Arthur P. Farm-Cottage, Camp and Canoe in Maritime Canada, or, The Call of Nova Scotia to the Emigrant and Sportsman. With an Introduction by the Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona & Mount Royal, g.c.m.g. With 97 Illustrations,mainly from Photographs. London: George Routledge & Sons, Limited / Toront o: The Musson Book Co. Limited, [1908]. Pp (5), vi-xviii, 1-249, (1), (4, ads). 8vo, green cloth with gilt moose on fr.board and Routledge on spine. O'Dea 1416, Watters p.982, Rhodenizer p.85, Cassell 1783. Silver (1851-1908)was a native of Halifax. An innacurate title/subtitle as this work has muc h on New Brunswick and Newfoundland. Chapters : Nova Scotia; The Life of the Farm-Cottage in Nova Scotia; To-day's Opportunity in Nova Scotia; The Cycle of the Seasons; A Day on a Nova Scotian Trout Lake; Sea-Trout Fishing; One Salmon: A Nova Scotian Salmon Stream in Spate; Summer Days on a Nova Scotian Salmon Stream; Sport on the Salmon Rivers of Eastern Canada; The Sea-Trout and Salmon Streams of Newfoundland; Cock Shooting; Snipe Shooting; In the Haunts of the Canada Goose; Moose Hunting in the Back Woods; Moose Hunting in Nova Scotia; The Beguiling of the Moose Bull; A Moose Hunt on Snow-shoes [including the photo "The Author's Library, the final resting-place ofthe moose-head"]; A Brush with a Caribou; Deer Stalking on the Newfoundlan d Barrens; 'Held up' by a Caribou Stag; A Black Bear Hunt; A Summer Sail tothe Labrador Coast; A Visit to Sable Island; Among the Wild Ponies of Sabl e Island; In the Lumer Woods; A Birch-bark Canoe Trip. Appendix: Game Laws of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland. Includes : The Sea-Trout and Salmon Streams of Newfoundland (pp.66-76, with 8 photos); Deer Stalking on the Newfoundland Barrens (pp.147-161, with 10 photos); 'Held up' by a Caribou Stag (pp.162-167, with 3 illustrations); A Summer Sail to the Labrador Coast (pp.186-198, with 9 photos, [not in Tanner]); Appendix: Game Laws of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland. Silverfish damage to fore-edges of both boards, and tail of front outer hinge, else a very good, internally clean copy. 100.00


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