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Author Name:    JARVIS, Dale

Title:   Wonderful Strange : Ghosts, Fairies and Fabulous Beasts

Publisher:    Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2005, ISBN:1894463765 

Seller ID:   67355

JARVIS, Dale. Wonderful Strange : Ghosts, Fairies and Fabulous Beasts . St.John's, NF: Flanker Press, 2005. First Printing. Pp. [i]-xv,(1),1-216,(8). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers. "Newfoundland and Labrad or is blessed with more fairies, devils, old hags, phantoms, Jacky Lanterns, sea monsters, and other fabulous and frightening creatures than any otherspot in Canada. Author and researcher Dale Jarvis, creator of the award-wi nning 'St. John's Haunted Hike', has pulled together a compendium of strange tales about the even stranger spectres, sprites, and curious beasties that inhabit the province's shores. From Signal Hill's headless ghost to the Northern Peninsula's Isle of Demons, to the fairy paths of the Southern Shore, 'Wonderful Strange' is your guide to encounters with the unexplained." -- from the rear cover. Of specific nautical interest: The Return of the SS Bluejacket, The Ellen Austin Mystery, The Curse of the Resolven, The Ella M. Rudolph, The Portuguese Pirates, The Flying Dutchman, The Great Eastern and the Riveter's Curse, The Fiery Greek Galley, A Ship of Slaves (pp. 151-182). Vg. 10.00


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